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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.

Whitechapel: Suspects, Lunatics and a Leather Apron, Ultimate Recreation – Review

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Pros: Simple plot, but an intricate design which leaves room for plenty of discovery! Cons: Potentially difficult to find. Whitechapel as, you may have already suspected, is an immersive theatre experience about the murders committed by Jack the Ripper in the late 19th century, which remain unsolved even today. Sounds scary, right? Well it definitely did to me, though I admit I’m someone who genuinely gets scared by their own shadow. But I would like to say to all other ...

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My World Has Exploded A Little Bit, Ovalhouse – Review

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Pros: A refreshingly original production, perfectly balanced and completely absorbing. Cons: You’re probably going to cry. You are going to die. A morbid start to any review, I know, but it feels appropriate when writing about a show which so unflinchingly confronts mortality in the way that this one does. Not only that, but during the early stages of My World Has Exploded a Little Bit I was asked to turn to my neighbour and remind them of this inevitable truth (and the same was ...

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