Theatre Critic and Journalist


Review: Make Better Please, West Yorkshire Playhouse

Posted on Apr 30, 2012 in Criticism | 3 comments

On the afternoon of Saturday 8th May 2010 – almost exactly two years ago – I saw a scratch of Make Better Please at Battersea Arts...

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9, West Yorkshire Playhouse

Posted on Apr 30, 2012 in Criticism | 1 comment

Critics sometimes talk about the white heat of the playhouse, referring to the energy of a show carrying into the writing process that...

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Review: Have I None / The Under Room, Lyric Hammersmith

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published on Whatsonstage.com, 26.04.2012 To say that Edward Bond sits outside of the theatrical mainstream is to underestimate the...

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Review: Reunion, Jermyn Street Theatre

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published in Time Out, 23.04.2012 Two years after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease, Raymond wants to end his life. However, doing...

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Review: Wild Swans, Young Vic

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 in Criticism | 0 comments

Wild Swans, the opening production of World Stages London, is a bit of a lame duck. Jung Chang’s memoir takes 700 odd pages to span three...

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