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The Little Soldiers, The Cockpit

Conceived and directed by Guillaume Pigé ★★★★ Pros: Beautiful imagery, haunting original music, a showcase of first-rate physical performances. Cons: Might not be your cup of tea if you don’t like mimes! Without words, the story can be difficult to follow. Our Verdict: A beautiful piece of storytelling, featuring very skilled performers, that captures the magic of the circus. If you like physical theatre, go see it! Courtesy of The Cockpit The Little Soldiers is a mesmerizing tale told through ...

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Forwards and Backwards, Camden People’s Theatre

Presented by Square Peg Theatre★★★★  Pros: Minimalist design, a show where strong performances create the scene. Cons: Few to speak of; perhaps the chemistry between the two leads could be tweaked, but not by much! Our Verdict: Don’t miss this well-planned, well-written and well-acted show. It’s what fringe theatre is all about. Courtesy of Camden People’s Theare The greatest thing about fringe theatre festivals is the experience of walking into a small auditorium where the set is composed of a ...

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Can We Talk About This?, National Theatre

Conceived and directed by Lloyd NewsonCo-Production between the National Theatre and DV8 Theatre★★ Pros: DV8’s stylised physical theatre. Cons: The political agenda is uncomfortable. Our Verdict: DV8 is a brilliant physical theatre troupe, it’s a shame about the topic they’ve picked to perform which only detracts from what they do best. Courtesy of Gergoe Nagy for the Guardian Through verbatim speeches and stylised movement, DV8 are back on stage at the National Theatre, tackling the potentially flammable issue of Islam’s ...

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