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Reviewing is at the heart of what we do. Here you’ll find all the reviews that our wonderful team of reviewers have written. On average we review around 15 productions all over the capital every week, so there should always be something that takes your fancy!

On the Piste, Jack Studio Theatre – Review

Credit: The Upcoming

Pros: Truly enjoyable performances all round of a simple, but inviting story Cons: Slight lack of energy within the second half as the storyline changes Jack Studio Theatre in Brockley never fails to present exciting work. Coming to the Jack, you are guaranteed to have a warm reception and a nice night out, so John Godber’s On the Piste was a fantastic reason to enjoy another evening there. There are always a lot of expectations when the intro states ‘Olivier ...

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Anything That Flies, Jermyn Street Theatre – Review

Credit: Robert Workman

Pros: This is a well-constructed production, at times charming, at times heart-breaking. Cons: Both acting and story become increasingly repetitive, interfering with the play’s ability to be at all memorable. We are in a flat in Belsize Park in 1991. Books, art prints, classical sheet music, old-fashioned furniture and other bric-a-brac are scattered about, whilst Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor Opus 25 plays. Otto Huberman, a dotty old man who is obviously the flat’s sole inhabitant, listens ...

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