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Riot Act – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Alexis Gregory Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair Reviewer: Scott Matthewman This month sees the 50thanniversary of the Stonewall Riots when the gay clientele of the Stonewall Inn on New York’s Christopher Street fought back against yet another violent police raid. It was not the first such rebellion – the recent Netflix Tales of the City mini-series throws some light on the Compton’s ...

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Undetectable – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Tom Wright Director: Rikki Beadle Blair Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Hot on the heels of their collaboration on Park Theatre’s My Dad’s Gap Year, writer Tom Wright and director Rikki Beadle-Blair once again work together on Undetectable, at the King’s Head. Freddie Hogan and Lewis Brown play Lex and Bradley, a gay couple in their late twenties who, after three months of ...

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My Dad’s Gap Year – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Tom Wright Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair Reviewer: Stephen Bates For all its modern touches, My Dad’s Gap Year draws its humour from a well-tried and tested source – the age-old clash between the reserve of the British and the liberated attitudes of the rest of the world. Tom Wright’s 90-minute play begins as a warm-hearted, if unsubtle comedy which tells ...

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Gutted – Theatre Royal Stratford East, London

Writer and Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty [rating:5] If you have ever written to a television station to complain about offensive programming, then you may not find this a pleasant evening at the theatre. Rikki Beadle-Blair has created a twisted love letter to family, to ‘Sarf-East’ London and to secrets with this piece and he has left nothing out. ...

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