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The Yellow Wallpaper, Omnibus Theatre – Review

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Pros: Subtle shifts in tone and mood lace a darkly disturbing atmosphere through a beautifully crafted performance. Cons: Less is definitely more, but I would have relished the tension being cranked up even more! Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper happens to be my favourite short story, so Another Soup’s production at the rustic Omnibus Theatre had high expectations to meet. It did not disappoint. From the start, Gemma Yates-Round’s charming portrayal of Alice has the audience wrapped around her ...

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Response 3: Reality & Quarry, Old Red Lion – Review

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Pros: Identity and the self are touchingly portrayed by a cracking cast of fabulous actors. Cons: The whole show felt a touch too long, especially in the baking hot Old Red Lion! I had no idea what to expect upon entering the wonderful, but none too fancy Old Red Lion Theatre for Response 3: Reality & Quarry. The press release gave nothing away for the first three shorts, Reality, Tourmaline and Dry Feet, while Quarry was introduced with an amusing, yet bemusing, synopsis, along the lines ...

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Scene, Camden People’s Theatre – Review

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Pros: Sharp dialogue intelligently addresses difficult issues with a wonderfully warm and light-hearted tone. Cons: An occasional few nervous jitters came through, but these merely added to the sincerity of the piece. Ayo, a captivating, earnest black girl, and Flo, a passionate and bookish white girl, have been a couple since they were students and shared a shy first kiss at a club. A few years later they are living in their overpriced flat in present-day Peckham, where they argue about ...

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