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Review: It’s a Motherf**king Pleasure, Soho Theatre

FlawBored, from left to right: Sam, Chloe and Aarian. Sam, a white man with a shaved head and short ginger beard is wearing a brown jacket and light blue shirt. He is frowning at the camera and holding fragile tape which is tangled all over his body. Chloe, a white woman with blonde hair and blue eyes is wearing a blue shirt. She is holding the roll of fragile tape and smiling at the camera. Aarian, a Middle Eastern man with thick black hair and a shaved face is wearing a maroon shirt and white t-shirt. He stands with his hands on his hips looking despairingly towards the camera. The background is a purple.blue background with distorted text and pink and teal scribbles.

OMG! The PR Agency ‘Rize’ has been accused of being ‘ableist’ so the big guns have been brought in to do something about it. Shall we embark upon a course of action involving fact finding, learning and improvement? No, of course not. Let’s make some money. Enter unscrupulous, blind talent manager Tim (Samuel Brewer) who has a cunning plan. He manipulates and uses blind influencer Ross (Aarian Mehrabani) to use his disability for some money-making schemes. So, posting on the ...

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Review: Their Finest Hour, Waterloo East Theatre

Waterloo East Theatre is a good venue for a WWII play.  It seems like you are sitting in a giant, damp Anderson Shelter with distant rumbling which could easily be imagined as aircraft approaching (or departing).  Add to that some early 1940’s songs, a stage with an old radio, Bakelight telephone and maps of Europe over the wall and we’re all set. Their Finest Hour is not a facts and figures history lesson, nor does it set out to be ...

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