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Heads Up

Battersea Arts Centre, London (****) then touring

© Niall Walker, Kieran Hurley

© Niall Walker, Kieran Hurley

Taken a little time to get here but Kieran Hurley’s 2016 Edinburgh Fringe hit (part of their Made in Scotland showcase 2016) absolutely nails the zeitgeist of our times. Continue reading

Chilcot

Battersea Arts Centre, London (****)

© Joe Twigg, Chilcot Enquiry in session

© Joe Twigg, Chilcot Enquiry in session

With The Chilcot Report to be published in just over a month’s time, Lung Theatre have got in early with this tribunal staged event a la Nick Kent’s Tricycle hearings. Continue reading

Every One

Battersea Arts Centre, London (****)

© Richard Davenport, Angela Clerkin (Mary), Michael Fenton Stevens (Joe)

© Richard Davenport, Angela Clerkin (Mary), Michael Fenton Stevens (Joe)

A long time ago, Jo Clifford, then known as John Clifford became a stalwart of Scottish theatre. Now she has over 70 titles to her name – original plays, translations from the classics, opera libretti. Continue reading

Light

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), London (****)

There are many elements swirling around in Theatre Ad Infinitum’s Light - Orwellian warnings, oedipal conflicts, sci-fi films and contemporary politics of surveillance.

© Alex Brenner. Ad Infinitum's Light at BAC London, Feb 2016

© Alex Brenner.
Ad Infinitum’s Light at BAC London, Feb 2016

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