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Busy, Busy, Busy

We've had such a great cuople of weeks at ET we wanted to share it with everyone. Plenty of reviews, plus interviews and even a competition. Safe to say we are getting back into the swing of things again. So why not check out those latest reviews, or look at a few of the shows coming up?

Latest reviews

Dirt, The Albany

A passionate call to action on the climate crisis.

Author: Dean Wood

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Rethink, Union Theatre

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A fantastic piece of theatre.

Author: Lily Middleton

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Working: A Musical, Bridewell Theatre

A great musical production telling of everyday lives.

Author: Debbie Richards

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Who Are You?, Online

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An intriguing exploration of the climate crisis.

Author: Lily Middleton

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This Island’s Mine, Exeter Phoenix

Fun, yet thought-provoking.

Author: Daniel Hill

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Irving Undead, The Space

A remarkable solo performance from James Swanton

Author: Rob Warren

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Birdwatching, The Space

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Packed full of every cliché expected in slasher horror

Author: Rob Warren

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Joe and Ken, Old Red Lion Theatre

Fails to ignite a spark

Author: Maria McKenzie

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Macbeth, Chiswick Playhouse

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A fresh and vibrant feel

Author: Sarah Galloway

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Broken Lad, Arcola Theatre

A comical, yet analytical living room drama

Author: Kit Bromovsky

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One Man Poe, The Space

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Superlative performance of four gothic masterpieces.

Author: Nathan Blue

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9 to 5 The Musical, New Wimbledon Theatre

Enjoyable at times but feels inconsistent and underwhelming.

Author: Aaron-Lee Eyles

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Epic Love & Pop Songs, Studio New Wimbledon Theatre

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An amusing and tender look at the lives of two struggling teenagers.

Author: Lily Middleton

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, Studio New Wimbledon Theatre

A charming, innovative production.

Author: Leo Star Kroczka

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The Witchfinder’s Sister, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

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A well produced, atmospheric staging.

Author: EJ Robinson

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& Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre

Despite the carnage & Juliet charms & astounds.

Author: Gabriel Wilding

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Red, Polka Theatre

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A beautifully crafted, challenging yet captivating production

Author: Mary Pollard

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Win tickets for Little Boxes in Manchester

Win a pair of tickets to see the show at Manchester's 53Two. Competition closes 7pm Friday 29 October.

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Ardent Theatre asks us to Rethink

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Podcast interview with writer Andrew Muir and actor Georgia Bates.

Catch the show at Union Theatre this week.

Listen here

Andrew Lancel on his (not literal) Swan Song

Andrew Lancel talks about his latest role in Swan Song.

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There’s a Rang-Tan in my Bedroom

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We chat to director and puppet maker Maia Kirkman-Richards.

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Cast Annoucement
On now until 6 November at Southwark Playhouse
Playing 16 - 19 November at Union Theatre
Human 1x1
Two nights only, 5 & 6 November
Now playing at Vaudeville Theatre

Until next time

With so much happening again now in theatreland, we'll try to be more regular with our newsletters. We hope there is something here of interest. Feel free to let us know if you've seen a show because of us.
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