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Pretty Ugly, Camden People’s Theatre – Review

Written and performed by Louise Orwin ★★★★  Pros: The serious and contemporary subject matter that affects all of us.  Cons: The show dragged at times, becoming repetitive and overstating points.  Our Verdict: A timely, powerful performance exploring the brutal digital world of teenage girls.  Courtesy of Louise Orwin The question “am I pretty or am I ugly?” is the premise of Louise Orwin’s Pretty Ugly, which explores a disturbing online trend in which teenage girls post videos and photos of ...

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The Incredible Adventures of Clown Slut, Old Red Lion Theatre

Joanna Griffin Directed by Lauren Bracewell ★★★ Pros: Fun, dynamic and entertaining. Superb delivery from Joanna Griffin recounting her adventures as the Clown Slut.  Cons: The concept of the play seems to be directed to only a certain group of people, young graduates and students.  Our verdict: The play gives you something to think about and coats its message in hilarity. Prepare for bellyaching laughter. Courtesy of facebook.com What does it mean to be a feminist? Feminists address issues such as rape, ...

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Why is John Lennon wearing a Skirt?, Tristan Bates Theatre

Claire DowieDirected by Lauren Bracewell★★★★ Pros: A brilliant script and a superb performance from Joanna Griffin. Cons: Not necessarily ground-breaking, but who cares when it’s just very good theatre?! Our Verdict: A top show, certainly advisable that you get your tickets for their next performances! Courtesy of Local Girl Productions I must confess to not being particularly familiar to Claire Dowie’s work, much to the annoyance of one of my fellow bloggers! Our latest outing to the Tristan Bates was ...

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