Words by Ben Ayaydin I went into Albion with an open mind and little information about the plot except that it was set in an English garden. Part of me was expecting something similar to an episode of the Archers, depicting typical English country life, however I was wrong. I really enjoyed Albion. The characters were all unique with their own identities, the set was simple … Continue reading Albion – Almeida Theatre (Ben’s Review)
The Brothers Size | The Young Vic | 30-01-2018 ***** Words by George Clark Originally performed in 2007; The Brothers Size is one of the brother/sister trilogy of plays created by Moonlight co-writer and Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney. It is no surprise that this play has been renewed, as the timeless text finds itself equally, if not more relevant today. Bijan Sheibani … Continue reading Fraternity, the Deep South and an exciting time for London.
Words by Kieton Saunders-Browne Describing the Barbershop Chronicles would be like trying to describe an emotion. Sometimes there aren’t really words to describe it. From the second you walk into the show there is an automatic feel of immersion. The cast are bringing people on stage, genuinely interacting with them with what seemed to be just the actors having a good time before the show … Continue reading Barbershop Chronicles (Kieton’s Review)
Words by Daniella Harrison Ladies and gentlemen, it is my fond and fervent hope that you enjoy this review. Or is it a review? *squints into the void* Regardless, I am fondly asked to remind you that I am but one writer, one writer shouting into the abyss of the online world, a world full of reviews and opinions and ideas. One person in the … Continue reading The Twilight Zone – Almeida Theatre (Daniella’s Review)
Words by Shay Awoyemi When I first heard about ‘Barbershop Chronicles’, I was both excited to see something I can relate to well being represented on stage, but doubtful that a stage production could capture the subtle happenings of a barbershop. I didn’t think that the stage was the right place for such a work as this to be displayed. However, Inua Ellams has crafted … Continue reading The Barbershop Chronicles (Shay’s Review)