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John presented by DV8 Physical Theatre

John is a new verbatim work by Lloyd Newson, Artistic Director or DV8 Physical Theatre, and follows the story of one man.

Hard-hitting, gritty, dark. 620 more words


Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Last Saturday, I took my brother to a preview of this play at the National Theatre. Throughout a couple of weeks of my first term at university, we were given many free tickets to a variety of different plays, relating to our studies (including Speed the Plow, Peer Gynt at the Barbican, The Marriage of Figaro and Teh internet is a serious business). 221 more words

A load of rubbish

A review of the play “Behind the Beautiful Forevers”

I have never seen so much rubbish on stage! I mean literally, the whole set was littered with plastic bottles, pieces of cardboard and scraps of metal. 495 more words


Here Lies Love, National Theatre

Originally written for Exeunt.

There are two revolutions currently taking place in the National’s refurbished and newly rechristened Dorfman Theatre (previously the Cottesloe). One is the peaceful People Power protest that ousted the Marcos regime in the Philippines in an astonishing four days in 1986. 704 more words


Assessment Blog - Part 1

As part of the ‘Making Digital Media’ module on my course, I’m putting together a blog all about the attendance of young people to theatre performances in… 155 more words


NT Live: Frankenstein (Spoilers)

I went to see the NT Live production of Frankenstein at my local cinema the other day, and phewf. It was intense, it was stunning, and it had me crying through start to finish. 589 more words

Frankenstein • a review

In an astonishing turn of events after seeing the Mary Shelley exhibit in New York Public Library two years ago, never did I think I’d see a production of her prized work. 481 more words