Home / Tag Archives: Tom Salinsky

Tag Archives: Tom Salinsky

Brexit – Kings Head Theatre, London

Writer: Robert Khan, Tom Salinsky Director: Tom Salinsky Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Smartly written and perceptive at times, the jokes and political giggles come fast with Brexit but unlike its real-world counterpart, it’s not likely to make a lasting impact. Some three years after the UK voted to leave the EU the Tory party has just elected a new Prime Minister ...

Read More »

Brexit – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writers: Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky Director: Tom Salinsky Reviewer: Stephen Bates With the Westminster Parliament in recess, things have gone a little quiet regarding everybody’s favourite subject - Brexit - so, for those showing withdrawal symptoms, here we have an antidote until things hot up again. When the United Kingdom as a whole overrode the wishes of Scotland and ...

Read More »

Kingmaker – Above the Arts, London

Writers: Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   How timely in the week of a General Election to remind us that politics is a dirty business. As a nation goes to the polls to decide whether it’s time for a change or better the devil you know, it’s easy to forget that the public vote ...

Read More »

Kingmaker – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writers: Robert Khan &Tom Salinksky Director: Hannah Eidnow Reviewer: Joanna Trainor "A teddy bear mixed with a serial killer." Last week we learnt that Boris Johnson wants to stand as an MP, a helpful marketing tool for Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky's new play Kingmaker. This one hour piece intelligently questions how detrimental it would be to have a bumbling ...

Read More »

Making News – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writers: Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky Reviewer: Marina Spark [Rating:3] Making News is the second play from Coalition writers Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky and sets itself in a BBC news room. On her first day as newly appointed acting Head of Department, Rachel Clarke, played by Suki Webster, finds herself facing the potentially career destroying decision whether or not ...

Read More »