Category Archives: 2014

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


Soho Theatre, London

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

God Bless the Child

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs.

It’s hard to know which is the biggest star of God Bless The Child. Designer Chloe Lamford whose primary schoolroom is an inspired replica down to the strip lighting, children’s wall drawings and dangly decorations; Vicky Featherstone’s rumbling, threatening production; the eight-year-olds who make up Class 4N. Or the adult cast.
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