Theatre Critic and Journalist

Criticism


Review: Bound, Southwark Playhouse

Posted on Oct 11, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Jesse Briton was still a student at East 15 when he wrote Bound, a story of six Devonshire trawlermen facing an economy crashing down on...

Read More

Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Southwark Playhouse

Posted on Oct 9, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published on Culture Wars, 11.10.2011 There’s colour and character aplenty in Robin Norton-Hale’s production of Shakespeare’s least...

Read More

Review: Mixed Marriage, Finborough Theatre

Posted on Oct 8, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published on Culture Wars, 11.10.2011 St John Ervine’s 1911 play could easily begin with the ‘Ding! Ding!’ of a boxing bell. It is,...

Read More

Review: The Veil, National Theatre

Posted on Oct 6, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Conor McPherson’s latest is a curious piece: a penny dreadful with the sort of highbrow ambitions that ought to set you back a shilling....

Read More

Review: The Baker’s Wife, Union Theatre

Posted on Oct 4, 2011 in Criticism | 1 comment

Published in Time Out, 26.09.2011 Michael Strassen, king of the micro-musical, has previously compacted Assassins and Company for the...

Read More

Review: Grief, National Theatre

Posted on Sep 23, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published on Culture Wars, 23.09.2011 “For me,” Sam Shepard once wrote to Richard Schechner, “the reason a play is written is...

Read More