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Whitewash – Soho Theatre, London

Writer: Gabriel Bisset-Smith Director: Charlotte Bennett Reviewer: Richard Maguire It’s rare that a play teems with so many ideas while still managing to remain coherent, but Whitewash is that rare play. There might be those who say that writer Gabriel Bisset-Smith has packed too many issues into his 70 minutes, but we are not one-dimensional beings with a single narrative: ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: Good Grief – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer and Performer: Jack Rooke Director: Gabriel Bisset-Smith Reviewer: Paul Couch Grief affects us all in different ways. Of course, many people follow the traditional linear path of denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance, but these stages are by no means set in stone. Many, like Jack Rooke, jump straight to the end two. When he was 15 and in ...

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Going Straight- Soho Theatre, London

Created: Gabriel Bisset-Smith and Robert Cawsey Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh   Going Straight absurdly tells the story of homophobic, not so aptly named, Gabe (Gabriel Bisset-Smith) trying to convert his homosexual friend Rob (Robert Cawsey) into being straight, loyal to the teachings of their God Jeremy Clarkson and in fact their entire faith Clarkstianity Utterly ridiculous, what unfolds is a six ...

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Laugh Your Farce Off – Pleasance Theatre, London

Reviewer: Emily Pearce [rating:1.5] Laugh Your Farce Off comprises of four plays; commendably, each one having an entirely different writer, director and cast, but with a shared interest in bringing farcical comedy into the twenty-first century for a contemporary audience. Death in Greenwich starts strongly, but fails to deliver on its early promise. Early witticisms from the MCs of the ...

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Blast Off! – Soho Theatre, London

Curated by Jon Brittain, Lucy Jackson and Claire Turner Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] The third such night of sci-fi shorts presented by Misshapen Theatre, this Blast Off! presented six playlets in ninety minutes on a variety of themes from alien abduction to time travel to sinister space pranks. Engaging, well put together and often surprising, this is an excellent evening’s ...

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