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The Disappearance of Sadie Jones, Pleasance Islington – Review

Hannah Silva Directed by Hannah Silva ★★★★ Pros: Brilliant and engaging performances and beautiful, if challenging, script. Cons: Structure was at times too abstract and lacked clarity. Our Verdict: A brave and forceful examination of mental illness that has its audience sinking into a confusing, troubling dream-like landscape. Courtesy of Hannah Silva Blog The Disappearance of Sadie Jones’ subject matter of a young woman struggling with her mental illness is a tough one to tackle, so kudos to writer and ...

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Blue, Pleasance Theatre – Review

Beccy Smith Directed by Darren East ★★★ Pros: Intimate setting, the original musical compositions and the beautiful, magical moments the show created. Cons: The performance was somewhat ephemeral, and both the narrative and the characters could have been stronger. In this instance, less might have been more. Our Verdict: A piece with great potential that needs further development in order to be truly immersive and captivating. Credit: TouchedTheatre Blue is an interactive mystery show that allows a small audience to ...

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People Like Us / Happy Never After, Pleasance Islington

People Like UsJake BrungerDirected by Kirsty Patrick Ward★★★★ Happy Never AfterHannah RodgerDirected by Luke Sheppard★★★★ Pros: Good quality, clean cut shows featuring excellent performances across the board and very good designs. Cons: A couple of issues, one being the age of the cast, but generally no complaints. Our Verdict: A great way to spend an evening – excellent quality unpretentious theatre, well worth the ticket price. Happy Never After, credit: Jonny Bosworth I like to think that I have a ...

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