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No Rhyme, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre

Melanie Pennant Directed by Kate Bannister ★★★ Pros: Transports the audience into a club toilet – a brilliant set, and some very believable characters. Cons: Tries to pack too much in and doesn’t quite pull everything together. The drama becomes little strident and confused towards the end. Our Verdict: An interesting and commendable effort from lots of new talent to keep an eye on. Courtesy of Brockley Jack StudioTheatre website There seems to be a fashion at the moment for setting ...

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Mydidae, Trafalgar Studios

Jack Thorne Directed by Vicky Jones ★★★★ Pros: An insightful, funny and real look at a couple’s relationship and intimacy. Brilliantly honest performances from the two actors. Cons: The darker aspects of the relationship were less convincing. In particular, the action two-thirds of the way through and the characters’ reactions to it felt misjudged. Our Verdict: A play that went from moments of genius to moments that didn’t really work, but I’m still thinking about it. Credit: Simon Annand Before coming to ...

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Mydidae, Soho Theatre

Jack ThorneDirected by Vicky Jones★★★ Pros: The vibrant conversation and wit between the two characters in the first half of the show was delivered perfectly. Cons: I thought David’s action two-thirds of the way through the play was unexplainable and Marian’s response equally bizarre even taking into consideration the severe sadness they’ve had in their lives. Our Verdict: An interesting concept with strong performances from the two actors. Unfortunately the characters’ histories don’t quite match up with their behaviour on ...

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