Never Trust a Man Bun at Stockwell Playhouse | Review

Man Bun Stockwell

After a hard day at the sharp end of retail management, Lucy (the writer Thomas herself) just wanted a quiet night of Gogglebox with Gus (Calum Robshaw), her longstanding flatmate and wingman. But the pompous and anal twerp has not only reconciled with his nauseating ex, the simpering snowflake Rachael (Natasha Grace Hutt), but the … Read more

Review of Rosenbaum’s Rescue at Park Theatre

The cast of Rosenbaum's Rescue at Park Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet

Denmark in 2001, a Jewish couple in their sixties await the arrival of a childhood friend and his daughter, as their celebration of Hanukkah begins. The curmudgeon Abe (David Bamber is superb) is devoted to his forthright wife, Sara (Julia Swift), and plays the henpecked victim with nuanced irony. The pompous and annoying historical zealot … Read more