Tag Archives: Soho Theatre

The One

Soho Theatre, London
Runs: 70 mins no interval.

Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen Feb 26, 2014

With a nod to Edward Albee (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), Pinter (sexual manipulation) and Strindberg (till death do them part a la Dance of Death), Vicky Jones’s 2013 Verity Bargate Award winner hits where it hurts most. In the heart. And in the solar plexus. Continue reading

Fleabag

Soho Theatre, London
Fleabag

Runs: 60 mins no interval.

Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen May 14, 2014:

Was there ever a more provocative debut than this? Phoebe Waller-Bridge certainly made a huge splash with Fleabag when she opened it up at Edinburgh Fringe last year. Since then, this ode to modern womanhood has picked up every award going as most promising playwright (a lethal label really, how do you follow it?) and as performer. Continue reading

Touch

Soho Theatre, London (****)

© Helen Maybanks, James Clyde as `smoothie' Miles, Amy Morgan (Dee)

© Helen Maybanks, James Clyde as `smoothie’ Miles, Amy Morgan (Dee)

If there was such a thing as `chick-lit’ in theatre, this would be the nearest thing to it.

But that would neither be respectful nor entirely accurate. The phenomenon that has become Vicky Jones, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and the company they formed, DryWrite, carries far greater weight than that slightly disreputable moniker would suggest. Continue reading

Made in India

Soho Theatre, London (****)

© Robert Day, Ulrika Krishnamurti as Aditi in setting by Lydia Denno

© Robert Day, Ulrika Krishnamurti as Aditi in setting by Lydia Denno

Tamasha, first started by Khristine Landon-Smith and Sudhar Bhuchar over a quarter of a century ago, look to be in excellent health judging by their latest, Made in India. Continue reading

Girls

Soho Theatre, London (****)

© Creative Nation, Yvette  Boakye (Ruhab)

© Creative Nation, Yvette Boakye (Ruhab)

Theresa Ikoko’s debut play has already been lauded, first at the HighTide Festival where it launched this year but even before that, awarded the Alfred Fagon (2015) and George Devine (2016) awards. Continue reading