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Intra Muros – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Alexis Michalik Director: Ché Walker Reviewer: Stephen Bates French playwright Alexis Michalik’s Intra Muros (rough translation: “within walls”) puts a prison in a theatre and a theatre in a prison. Working around the premise of an acting class for novices, the play could, at first, look more suited to a RADA lecture theatre than to a commercial stage, but, ...

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Screens – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Stephen Laughton Director: Cressida Brown Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Stephen Laughton’s new play tries to fit a lot into its 65-minute running time. National identity of second-generation immigrants, Brexit-inspired racism, sibling rivalry, homophobia, dating apps, Guardian readers’ assumptions about conflicts and their causes, and the modern world’s over-dependence on mobile phones. If you were thinking that what a one-act play ...

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Belfast Boy – Spotlites at The Merchants’ Hall, Edinburgh

Director and Writer: Kat Woods Reviewer: Danielle Shields A simple chair is placed at the front of the 5 by 3 meter venue. There are no other props but that one chair. It is soon to be filled by creative actor Declan Perring who will tell to us the painful true events that happen in the life of Martin Hall. ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Broadway Studios, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Bill Buckhurst Director: Ian Foster [rating:4] Tucked away down the narrowest of alleyways on Tooting High Street is one of the most boisterous Shakespearean adaptations you could hope for, full of your mom jokes, nipple tweaks, disco dancing, handcuffs and Googlemaps. Tooting Arts Club’s production of A Midsummer Night Dream, performed here by a most hard-working ...

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