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Missing, Battersea Arts Centre – Review

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Pros: An exhilarating performance that barely uses words, but takes your breath away and makes you feel so much.   Cons: You have to interpret and feel the show, rather than be given all the answers. In 2015, Battersea Arts Centre’s Grand Hall was engulfed by flames. With perseverance and hard work by the firefighters and theatre team, the front of the building was opened 26 hours later. With the support of over 6,000 people, they raised funds, re-housed shows and ...

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Romeo & Juliet, Waterloo East – Review

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Pros: Much deserved applause for all actors that can recite Shakespeare without a breath. Cons: These performers need a bigger stage! Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet is one of my favourite pieces of writing, so I was hugely excited to be watching a live performance of it. If you aren’t familiar with the story of Romeo & Juliet, this is what you have to know. This updated version of the story is set during the warmest months of the year. People outside are celebrating ...

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Good Girl, Trafalgar Studios – Review

Credit: Felicity Crawshaw

Pros: Cathartically brilliant! Cons: The only downside would be missing out on this performance. Following a winning streak at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017, Good Girl finally comes to London’s West End. Written and performed by Naomi Sheldon, this debut play is unmissable. Trafalgar Studios is in the heart of London, a stone’s throw from Trafalgar Square. There are two studio spaces at basement level and a conjoining bar. I made my way into Studio 2 and settled into my cosy seat. A circular ...

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