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The Psychic Project – The Vaults, London

Performer: David Narayan Reviewer: Richard Maguire Billed as a mind-reading show, The Psychic Project initially ran for just an hour. In its newest iteration at The Vaults in London it probably still lasts an hour, but with a 20-minute delay to proceedings and then an interval coming in after only 30 minutes, the show extends over two hours. Perhaps it ...

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Such Filthy F*cks – The Vaults, London

Writer and Director: Oli Forsyth Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty There’s a sweet appeal in this short, sexless play about porn addiction and the digital world. The relationship between the two main characters is almost ideal - supportive, passionate, tender - and the writing is firey and relevant without preaching. Two actors (Alice McCarthy, Luke Murphy) play about six characters between them. ...

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Sounds & Sorcery: Celebrating Fantasia – The Vaults, London

Director: Daisy Evans Reviewer: Hannah Powell Disney and theatre fans alike have begun to flock to The Vaults to catch a glimpse of their latest immersive creation; Sounds & Sorcery: Celebrating Fantasia. An event that promises to be a “completely immersive sound and visual extravaganza” allowing you to create your own path through the underground tunnels. Using cutting-edge binaural sound, audio ...

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Lock & Key – The Vaults Festival, Waterloo

Book & Lyrics: A.C. Smith Music: Bella Barlow Director: Adam Lenson Reviewer: Sophia Moss How much would you sacrifice for success? Would you put up with a nightmare boss who constantly puts you down? Would you stay in the office until 10pm and miss your own birthday party?  How about cutting off your fingers or shredding your hand to show ...

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The Quantum Physics of my Heart – The Vaults, London

Writer: Amy Tobias Director: Roxy Cook Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Amy Tobias and Roxy Cook know what an audience want in a theatre show. It begins with a warning that there will be some, but not too much, audience participation and includes some instructions on what do do with the “experiment bags” the audience is given - just so we know ...

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Dietrich: Natural Duty – The Vaults, London

Writer: Peter Groom and Oliver Gully Director: Oliver Gully Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty This is not, by any measure, an exhaustive account of Marlene Dietrich’s life, or even her war experience. But Peter Groom’s portrayal and biographical presentation gives so much emotional depth and insight into the woman, and the character, that in one short hour we feel we know her ...

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The Crystal Egg – The Vaults, London

Writer: Mike Archer, adapted from the short story by HG Wells  Director: Elif Knight  Reviewer: Scott Matthewman HG Wells’s short story The Crystal Egg, first published in 1897 as his better-known work The War of the Worlds was being serialised, can be thought of as a companion work to the author’s novel of Martian invasion. Its tale of a device ...

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King Kong (A Comedy) – The Vaults, London

Writer: Daniel Clarkson Director: Owen Lewis Reviewer: Saoirse Anton With eight films released since 1933, and another planned, King Kong has been a cinematic stalwart for over eight decades. Despite, or perhaps as a result of, his status as a classic cinema character, bringing Kong from the screen to the stage is almost as daunting as bringing him from Skull ...

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