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The Grönholm Method

This is one of those occasions where some knowledge of the subject – corporate executive selection – goes against enjoying it fully, because it seems dated (it was written fifteen years ago, but is set today) and exposed implausibilities that weakened it in my eyes. 210 more words


The Gronholm Method at the Menier Chocolate Factory review ****

The Gronholm Method

Menier Chocolate Factory, 12th May 2018

Curious place the Menier Chocolate Factory. Properly fringe in looks and feel. But programming which is more Bournemouth than Borough. 446 more words


THEATRE REVIEW: The Grönholm Method starring Laura Pitt-Pulford and John Gordon Sinclair


WHERE: Menier Chocolate Factory

WHEN: 14/5/18, press night 22/5, runs to 7/7/18

Four job applicants arrive for an interview for a top management position in a big company and find the selection procedure will be an unconventional series of mind games. 268 more words


Travesties - With Or Without Study, It's Some Seriously Good Historic Fun

The Review: Roundabout Theatre Company’s Travesties

By Ross

Travesties is not what I expected, not at all, when I first walked into the Roundabout’s American Airlines Theatre… 1,627 more words

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Inside the Rehearsals of...The Gronholm Method

Rehearsals are underway for the upcoming UK premiere of Jordi Galceran’s The Gronholm Method. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening… 

Set in the offices of a New York City Fortune 500 company, four unsuspecting candidates embark on the most testing job interview of their lives. 362 more words

Kiss of the Spider Woman - Menier Chocolate Factory

K-Rating: 3.5 out of 5

When I booked to see Kiss of the Spider Woman (“KotSW”), I was vaguely aware of a film that had been released before I was born, but otherwise knew very little of its history.  631 more words


Kiss of the Spider Woman

Yet another occasion where the critical reception lowered expectations only for them to be exceed on the night! I saw the world premiere of this Manuel Puig play in the tiny (old) Bush Theatre in 1985, with Mark Rylance and Simon Callow no less, but this production of a new version by Jose Rivera & Allan Baker opens it up, and seems to me to have even more power in its coruscating examination of the evils of tyrannical regimes. 241 more words