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Beckett Triple Bill

Jermyn Street Theatre, London  ****
www.jermynstreettheatre.co.uk
Review: of perf seen January 17, 2020:

© Robert Workman, James Hayes in Krapp’s Last Tape, recalling a moment of bliss on a tape thirty years ago…another haunting…

Krapp’s Last Tape/Eh Joe/The Old Tune
By Samuel Beckett

Memories, decay and the voices that play in our heads. Beckett, the master of the interior monologue, that voice that never lets you still, waking or even sleeping. Continue reading

Rooms

Silk Street Theatre, Barbican, London ****
Runs: 1hr 15 mins without an interval
Review of performance seen April 11, 2019:

© Andrew Downes for GIAF, modern bathroom, spick and span except for the smashed basin, something's not right here...

© Andrew Downes for GIAF, modern bathroom, spick and span except for the smashed basin, something’s not right here…

Perhaps it depends on the order in which you see them. Then again, perhaps it makes no difference at all. Continue reading

Anything That Flies

Jermyn Street Theatre, London ****

© Robert Workman, Clive Merrison (Otto) and Issy van Randwyck (Lottie), serving his every need with quiet patience...

© Robert Workman, Clive Merrison (Otto) and Issy van Randwyck (Lottie), serving his every need with quiet patience…

When I read that Anything that Flies was her debut play by writer, Judith Burnley, I naturally assumed it was a young playwright being given a big chance by Jermyn Street’s new artistic director, Tom Littler. Continue reading