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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.

Love, Loss & Chianti, Riverside Studios – Review

This pair of stylistically different but equally affecting 50 minute pieces by Christopher Reid are well-pitched to straddle the interface between poetry and drama. The first, Scatterings, is an ode to a middle-aged man’s late wife. Tender and mournful, its poignancy is somehow elevated by an absence of rage. Robert Bathurst has just the right sonorous tones for the part, and when Rebecca Johnson joins him to enact reminiscences from a holiday in Crete, or later hospital episodes (there’s a ...

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A Westminster Story, Waterloo East Theatre – Review

Reeling from the death of their mother, Scottish musician Alannah (Natalie Allison) moves to London looking to support her troubled brother Tommy (Ryan Williams). A chance encounter with the idealistic leader of the Liberal Democrats, Christopher (Stephen Ashmore-Blakely) leads to a romance. On the other hand, his loveless marriage to his Lady Macbeth-Esq wife Helen (Stephanie Lane) begins to crumble around them as he begins to develop feelings for Alannah. So far, a meaty mix of emotional clout and sweeping ...

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