I know I Know I Know at Southwark Playhouse | Review

I know I Know I Know at Southwark Playhouse | Review

We always say that a true friendship can survive anything, but is that true? Friendships are often tested, sometimes to breaking point. In Flora Wilson Brown’s I Know I Know I Know at the Southwark Playhouse a serious friendship is put through the harshest of challenges. Max (Ethan Moorhouse) and Hannah (Martha Watson Allpress) are…

Mugabe, My Dad & Me at Brixton House | Review

Mugabe, My Dad & Me at Brixton House | Review

Tonderai Munyevu’s Mugabe, My Dad and Me is a touching coming-of-age story that speaks strongly to the African diasporic experience but also illuminates – with humour, rage and forgiveness – universal themes of longing and acceptance. Munyevu demonstrates impressive skill as a writer and performer by being able to start a show, charmingly, with an…

Jewish Hollywood Upstairs At The Gatehouse | Review

Jewish Hollywood Upstairs At The Gatehouse | Review

Chris Burgess’ Jewish Hollywood is like a musical essay – but instead of being a heavy-handed play of ideas, it’s a light-hearted – but wildly informative – narrated musical revue. The idea that attending a vibrantly relayed song-and-dance history lecture would be entertaining is novel – yet it succeeds in both informing and entertaining with…

Richard II by William Shakespeare at the Jack Studio Theatre

Richard II by William Shakespeare at the Jack Studio Theatre

Shakespeare had a tendency to play with history. Quite a lot of that mucking around was to reflect the Tudor thoughts on previous monarchs and regimes.  So, when watching a Shakespearean historical drama, it’s always worth taking the story with a pinch of salt. Luckily, that doesn’t detract from the play itself, especially as Will…