Home » Tag Archives: Battersea Arts Centre (page 9)

Tag Archives: Battersea Arts Centre

The Unbuilt Room, Battersea Arts Centre – Review

Seth Kriebel ★★★★ Pros: A wonderful stretching of the imagination. Cons: At 20 minutes long, it will leave you begging for more. Our Verdict: A challenging, creative and vividly wonderful theatre experience. Courtesy of BAC The Unbuilt Room at Battersea Arts Centre has a very challenging premise. It’s a twenty minute long imagined and immersive theatre piece which examines how “places create memories… and how memories create places.” It’s site-specific to the Battersea Arts Centre, a huge, rambling historical treasure-trove ...

Read More »

Landscape II, Battersea Arts Centre – Review

Written and Performed by Melanie WilsonIn Collaboration with Fuel★★★ Pros: A very delicate work with a stunning audiovisual aspect. Cons: The narration could have been a little more energised and varied. Our Verdict: A nice mix of multimedia and performance, although the delivery and script could have been polished. Courtesy of Battersea Arts Centre Landscape II is a poetic dialogue between different times and locations. It tells the story of a woman, Vivian, alone in a countryside as she delves ...

Read More »

Fatherland , Battersea Arts Centre – Review

Nic Green ★★★★ Pros: Nic Green’s absolute vivacity; a ferocious performer, sparkling with creativity and life. Cons: On a practical level, having a group of audience members reading previously unseen lines in unison meant that the words were sometimes unclear, and some of the meaning gets lost. Our Verdict: One to see if you like feeling fully immersed in a very personal performance. Credit: Battersea Arts Centre Every trip to Battersea Arts Centre is an adventure. They say it themselves ...

Read More »

Wuthering Heights, Battersea Arts Centre – Review

Devised by Peter McMaster★★★ Pros: An altruistic exploration of the unlikeable characters of Wuthering Heights. Cons: A confusing start to the show put me on the defensive from the beginning. Our Verdict: Performed by four strong male actors, this ‘adaptation’ of Wuthering Heights is a study of the book and its themes rather than a stage adaptation of the story. Courtesy of the Battersea Arts Centre The Battersea Arts Centre’s mission “to invent the future of theatre” is no fake claim. ...

Read More »

Gym Party, Battersea Arts Centre – Review

Presented by Made in China ★★★★ Pros: Mixes fun and games with lateral thinking and an acute social commentary. Cons: Although the work makes a lot of intelligent points about our society’s obsession with ‘success’, the audience are not left with an overriding central message to take home with them. Our Verdict: A flamboyant and colourful performance unlike anything you’re likely to see anywhere else. Courtesy of Made In China Meet Chris, Jess and Ira, three winners who will do ...

Read More »