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Review: Lockdown Town, London Bridge

There are three ways in which theatre companies can respond to the current crisis. They can furlough as many staff as they’re allowed and squint down the tunnel hoping desperately for a glint of light at the end. They can reopen with a socially distanced audience, paring back productions to match the reduced income. Or they can produce something genuinely innovative: this is the approach taken by One Night Records, whose immersive promenade performance sees the audience admitted in groups ...

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Woyzeck, Theatro Technis – Review

In a time of constantly changing policies, bleak uncertainty and social distancing, it brings a little chink of light to see Londoners returning to our theatres. It was heartening to join others to watch this show at Theatro Technis. So often we hear that we’re ‘living in unprecedented times’, and watching this production certainly reflected this. Directed by Gavin McAlinden and rehearsed via Zoom, this cast have only very recently come together to perform, previously learning their parts in isolation. ...

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The Boss of It All, Online – Review

‘We have placed ourselves in the hands of the great God Zoom’. These words, from the tongue-in-cheek webpage introduction to ticketholders for The Boss Of It All, are a reminder of the trust we have in technology. Not only the trust that we’ll be entertained for this performance, but the trust that our jobs, education and even doctor’s appointments or therapy sessions can be moved to virtual rooms. This adaptation of Lars von Trier’s surreal Danish workplace comedy takes the ...

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