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Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp, Royal Court Theatre – Review

Starting rather emotionally frozen, Glass is the story of a young girl made entirely of glass, and the comic and tragic reality of her doomed love. Maybe in comparison to the older casts that follow, this younger set of performers never really get into their stride. Despite being suspended ethereally on a wooden plank in the air the piece feels rather flat. Kill is up next, following the blood-soaked stories of the curse of the house of Atreus. Exposing their ...

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Bluebeard, Soho Theatre – Review

Hattie NaylorDirected by Lee Lyford★★★ Pros: Paul Mundell is a beguiling actor who carries an intense 60 minute monologue with ease. Cons: Some may think the story is overly gratuitous. Rather than challenge the audience, I felt the story almost places Bluebeard on a pedestal. Considering it is a discussion about abusive relationships, it seems irregular that no women are present! Our Verdict: Too gratuitous and one-sided for me, Bluebeard doesn’t quite allow the audience to be challenged in the ...

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