Anthropecene: The Human Era – GymJame Theatre/Oxford Playhouse

https://youtu.be/aGvn-zo9N0U Directed by Gavin Maxwell and William Townsend ★★★★ Convenience comes with a cost. The meal-deal you purchase each day whilst avoiding work, the freshly squeezed juice you treat yourself to, and that’s not even to mention the endless coffee cups littering the streets and parks. We’ve become too accustomed to an era of immediate … Continue reading Anthropecene: The Human Era – GymJame Theatre/Oxford Playhouse

Into the Labyrinth – Review

https://youtu.be/zql5i-kCmgw Written & Directed by Donato Carissi Italy/2019/130mins ★★★ It’s all just a game to some people. After fifteen years, Samantha Andretti awakens inside St. Catherine’s hospital, police at the door and a mysterious Dr Green observing her. Andretti’s only memory of her time away has been playing various games with an unidentified kidnapper, lost … Continue reading Into the Labyrinth – Review

Ghosts – National Theatre Scotland

https://youtu.be/imsXlSV-Ytg Written & Directed by Adura Onashile ★★★★ Surrounding the Merchant City, a construct name for an area of Glasgow, once Scotland’s centre of economics and culture, are the skeletons of its cruel and absent-minded past. A city constructed on the foundations of slavery, these frames are not the bones of the nameless men, women and … Continue reading Ghosts – National Theatre Scotland

Gash Theatre Gets Ghosts – Camden People’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/el4UFXjT8yM Created by Maddie Flint and Nathalie Ellis-Einhorn ★★★ In 2017 Merriam-Webster and the Oxford Dictionary updated the term ‘ghosting’ beyond the previous association with static television. The act of silencing communications with a personal relationship, to ghost someone, has become synonymous with quick hook-ups and avoidance of social responsibilities. But there’s something more meticulously … Continue reading Gash Theatre Gets Ghosts – Camden People’s Theatre

A Splinter of Ice – Original Theatre Company

Written by Ben Brown Directed by Alastair Whatley ★★★★ Allegiance is a peculiar concept, an unfaltering loyalty to something other than us: to countries, to politics and most complexly to friendships. It has a staining presence, particularly in its absence or repentance, and to ‘switch sides’ or betray your supposed allegiance is a branding mark … Continue reading A Splinter of Ice – Original Theatre Company