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Drama

A staple for us and for many if you fancy a more traditional play. When we first started Everything Theatre it was specifically to review drama. We’ve branched out over the years, but it will always be a favourite of ours.

Hamlet, Who’s There?, Park Theatre – Review

Credit: Flute Theatre

Pros: An incredible Hamlet, internally desperate and silently anguished, and a claustrophobic and unnerving atmosphere Cons: Heavy abridgement, and slightly hammed up Ophelia and Gertrude. Back to the Park Theatre, and back to Hamlet, this time abridged and renamed Hamlet, Who’s There? Fresh productions of this most over-performed tragedy do beg the question ‘what’s new about it?’ Too often the answer is not enough. Putting on Hamlet is always tricky, admittedly, and to truly do it justice the audience has to ...

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Sket, Park Theatre – Review

Credi: Chris Porsz

Pros: Hilarious, recognisable and dark in equal measure, this hits all the spots in one solid hour of entertainment. Cons: The ending is abrupt and less well-rounded than the rest of production,  and feels as though it misses something. On the face of it, Sket is one of those playground comedies, a lens through which we can all look back at our teenage years and cringe until we laugh. Sket has all the raw ingredients: the pouting and popular girl ...

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