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Cargo, Arcola Theatre  – Review

Pros: A tense, thought-provoking story with strong, dedicated actors and a neatly crafted design. Cons: The studio is a small, claustrophobic space, which might unnerve some. Occasionally, the timeliness of a production not only has an effect on the play, but also on the audience; its content hits close to reality, making us stop and think. Tess Berry-Hart’s bold new drama Cargo, playing at the Arcola Theatre, does just that. Cargo is an 80-minute thriller, with no interval, presenting a portrait of ...

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Correspondence, Old Red Lion Theatre – Review

Pros: A well-constructed play with fantastically delivered performances and an interesting narrative Cons: Suspension of disbelief is required to accept the events of the story and a lot of unanswered questions remain at the end. As I entered Islington’s Old Red Lion Theatre, I was apprehensive as to how, in just over an hour, a play could effectively consider two such expansive topics such as psychosis and political conflict. It soon became clear that I needn’t have worried. Correspondence follows ...

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