Tag Archives: autobiographical

I’m a Phoenix, Bitch

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), London ****
Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen Oct 10, 2017:

© Christa Holka, Bryony Kimmings, turning life into Art and horror story into a Grim Fairy Tale...

© Christa Holka, Bryony Kimmings, turning life into Art and horror story into a Grim Fairy Tale…

The last time I saw Bryony Kimmings, it was at Soho in 2015. She was appearing in a show with her then partner, Tim. Fake It `Til You Make It was the story of Tim’s journey through depression and their joint coming to terms with it – a sort of `coming out’ with the message that’s it’s okay for a man to say he’s suffering from depression. It doesn’t take away his masculinity. Continue reading

How To Keep An Alien

Soho Theatre Upstairs, London (****)How to Keep An Alien, Soho Theatre, London. Dec 2015

Sonya Kelly’s hilarious and touching autobiographical account of falling love with Australian stage manager Kate rounds off a terrific year of solo performances in the Soho Theatre’s Upstairs Studio. Hugely impressive in their consistency, they’ve just kept coming, each distinctively different, but each exuding quality. Continue reading