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In Limbo – Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Writers: SevenArc Productions  Director: Georgie Staight  Reviewer: Scott Matthewman It’s always something of a surprise to see Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life hover near the top of any list of all-time great Christmas movies. While the closing scenes of James Stewart running through the streets of Bedford Falls towards his family is indeed a heartening one, for the most part ...

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Chutney – Bunker Theatre, London

Writer: Reece Connolly Director: Georgie Staight Reviewer: Scott Matthewman One of the pressures that long-term couples face is how to maintain interest in one another. One such solution is to find a mutual hobby – but in Reece Connolly’s gloriously macabre black comedy Chutney, one couple’s particular hobby proves their undoing. Connolly posits Gregg and Claire as a couple who ...

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Section 2  – The Bunker Theatre, London

Writer: Peter Imms Director: Georgie Staight Reviewer: Maryam Philpott With more people talking openly about their experience of mental health issues, our understanding of its effects on sufferers is continually improving, but its far from a new subject for drama. 400 years ago, Shakespeare returned to the fragility of the mind again and again in his greatest tragedies – Hamlet,Macbethand ...

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Into the Numbers – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: Christopher Chen Director: Georgie Staight Reviewer: Alex Ramon As previously proven a couple of years ago with its brilliant, bruising production of Colleen Murphy’s Pig Girl, the Finborough isn’t a theatre that believes in easing us into the New Year with something cosy. And those already overdosed on festive theatrical fun may be relieved to discover that the theatre ...

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Flood – Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Writer: Tom Hartwell Director: Georgie Staight Reviewer: Richard Maguire It’s apt that in the same week that the weathermen warn us that August will be a washout, Flood opens at Covent Garden’s Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe. Set in the West Country, after a month’s worth of rain falls in one night, Flood follows the story of Adam, who is ...

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