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In The Wake Of, The Lion and Unicorn Theatre – Review

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Pros: Well written, well thought out script. It deals with serious and relevant issues faced in today’s society. Cons: The pace is slow and monotonous in some areas. Extra detail could have been paid to direction in the first half of the play, as there sometimes seemed to be no justification for some of the characters’ actions and movements. In The Wake Of, by Michael Black, is a new play by Faded Ink Productions. It tells the story of Rob (Mickey ...

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Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond, Camden Comedy Club – Review

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Pros: Side-splittingly funny! Cons: Some acts are more polished than others. As a part of the Camden Fringe Festival, Paul Carroll brings his Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond to the Camden Comedy Club for a three-night run. This one-man show, first performed at the Soho Theatre earlier this year, is a compilation of odd acts and unexpected situations, depicted with striking attention to detail. First on stage is a guy with a floral dressing gown and a wind machine, most ...

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Romeo and Juliet, Steiner Theatre – Review

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Pros: An enjoyable version of the play at a reasonable price, in comfortable surroundings. Cons: Sometimes difficult to hear what was being said. I feel sure that just about everyone likely to read this is aware of the Romeo and Juliet story, so I will not go into any great plot detail (Spoiler Alert – they both die at the end). This production is an enjoyable and solid performance of the play without any messing about with the script (why ...

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