[Review:] MITES, The Actor’s Centre, London.

This review will consider Mites, a play written by James Mannion and directed by Marcus Marsh, currently performing at The Actor’s Centre until 26 October. Sadly, I must start this review by saying that I was extremely disappointed by this performance. It had such great personal appeal which the overture reinforced…and then the first scene... Continue Reading →

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[Review:] WE ANCHOR IN HOPE, The Bunker, London.

As the audience enter the house, there is a huge sense of conviviality. Chairs and tables leak onto the stage and audience members are invited to purchase drinks at a functioning bar which will double as the bar of the Anchor pub. The ambience is lively, social and congenial. It feels like a real, beaming... Continue Reading →

[Review:] JADE CITY, The Bunker Theatre, London.

Jade City is currently playing at the Bunker until 21st September. Brendan Quinn (playing Sas) and Barry Calvert (playing Monty) were excellent in pulling off both the persona and dialect of a typical Belfastian. The casting was definitely successful in choosing the right performers. Their characterisations of Monty and Sas were just as cogent, offering... Continue Reading →

[Review:] MACBETH, Temple Church, London.

Antic Disposition’s Macbeth is a truly captivating and impactful play, and before beginning this review, I would like to commend all actors for their nigh-on perfect Shakespeare acting. Accurate, powerful and just the right amount of emphasis between prosaic and poetic, these actors should stand as a significant reference point for all Shakespeare actors. There... Continue Reading →

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