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Fancy something a bit different from the norm? Something immersive, or something taking place in a caravan perhaps? Here you’ll find reviews of some of the most interesting and unique shows that we’ve seen.

The Butch Monologues, Soho Theatre – Review

Credit: Christa Holka

Pros: As blunt as it can possibly get. Cons: The delivery was affected by some of the readers being more nervous than others. Do you remember that time you had a double take to establish whether someone was a man or a woman? It has happened to me a number of times, but if you don’t know what I’m talking about, good for you. You might be one of those rare, and very lucky, people who are free from gender preconceptions ...

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The Owls Are Not What They Seem, Nursery Theatre – Review

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Pros: Some thought has obviously gone into the set Cons: Confusing. The bonkers genius of David Lynch is entirely lacking I first experienced Twin Peaks courtesy of a friend’s dvd collection some years ago. Watching David Lynch’s extraordinary TV series, I immediately understood why it’s held in such high regard. Ostensibly an FBI investigation into the gruesome murder of small town teenager Laura Palmer, the show is a masterpiece of ensemble eccentricity in which every character is hiding a secret, and violence ...

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