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Things I know to be true

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, then touring (*****)

© Manuel Harlan, the company

© Manuel Harlan, the company

If only more theatre companies could take a leaf from Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham and State Theatre Company Australia director, Geordie Brookman! This I know to be true. They’ve found a way with Andrew Bovell’s heartfelt family drama to make every word count, every word audible – even the silences in between. And that, I can tell you, is a rare thing these days. Continue reading

Stella

Hoxton Hall, London, LIFT 2016 (****)

© Dom Agius, Richard Cant (Old Stella), Oscar Batterham (Young Stella)

© Dom Agius, Richard Cant (Old Stella), Oscar Batterham (Young Stella)

So LIFT, the London International Festival of Theatre for 2016 is off and running. Where would British theatre be without this biennial celebration and its challenging, radical visions over the past 35 years? Continue reading