On Thursday night I had the pleasure of going to the Baron’s Court Theatre (below the Curtain’s Up Pub) to see Henrik Ibsen’s The Feast at Solhaug. The play, first performed in 1856 and written predominately in rhyming verse, was the first of Ibsen’s plays to be publicly successful. Yet this is the first time it has been performed in English.
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This review is long overdue but far from being undeserved. Two months ago, my partner and I went to see Karen Knox and Alexander McMorran performing at the very intimate stage of the Tristan Bates theatre.
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As an ardent Thatcherite, I of all people was somewhat skeptical on attending a play based on the relationship of Mrs. Thatcher and Her Majesty the Queen. Admittedly, Moira Buffini’s Handbagged at the Tricycle Theater, from start to finish was truly agreeable.
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Thrills and Spills from the Circus of Horrors once more in this special show, London After Midnight, celebrating their 18th anniversary. Prepare to be shocked, amazed, and maybe even drenched if you’re sitting in the front row, with performances from the fantastic Hannibal Hellmurto, sword swallower extraordinaire or the brilliantly creepy ‘sinister sisters’ performing mechanical looking blood spotted aerial art.
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8 – 16 November, Bromley Little Theatre (Bromley North, 7.45pm
A number of reflections can be made on the stories of Neil Simon. Notably, that he succeeds in presenting tragedy so comically, or in displaying levity so seriously. The Oscar and Tony acclaimed stage and screen writer of the Twentieth Century has revisited themes of domesticity throughout his career, simultaneously embracing realism and humour along the way.
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