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Four Corners – Stratford Circus Arts Centre – Review

Credit: Yuzuru Masada

Pros: Exceptional performances from all and some stunning design elements. Cons: If you are not one for physical theatre then perhaps this isn’t the show for you. Though I knew there was a theatre in Stratford, I’m ashamed to say I had never been. So, walking into Theatre Square, I was amazed to find not just one not two, but three theatres! All three are grouped together in a sunny square with a statue of the mother of modern theatre, ...

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Princess, Lost Theatre – Review

Credit: Everything Theatre

Pros: Well-executed choreography Cons: The ‘princess’ failed to connect with the audience Do not be fooled by the title – Stuart Saint’s Princess is an unconventional tale of feminism expressed through movement and an electro-pop soundtrack. Not expecting a dance piece, I was surprised by this 65 minute show that features non-stop movement by six talented female and male dancers/actors, accompanied by the protagonist princess played by Jennie Dickie. Throughout the piece we see the journey of the princess, who ...

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The Odyssey, Wilton’s Music Hall – Review

Credit: Wilton's Music Hall

Pros: The show’s imagination, creativity and atmosphere are outstanding examples of how to bring a classic to life. Cons: Some may find the flashing lights, loud metal music and smoke a bit much. Wilton’s Music Hall is a charming piece of history. It is the oldest surviving music hall in the world and its exposed and crumbling bricks, distressed walls and creaky floorboards make it the perfect venue for a classic piece of art to come to life in modern form. ...

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