Review of The Memory of Water at Hampstead Theatre

The Memory of Water Production Image - L-R Adam James, Laura Rogers, Carolina Main (lying down), Lucy Black, Kulvinder Ghir © Helen Murray.

The bereaved homecoming is a tried-and-tested dramatic device, be it Chekhov’s Three Sisters (1901); Langford Wilson’s Burn This (1987) or Tracy Letts’ August: Osage Country (2007). Amongst heightened emotions, familial tensions and uncovered secrets, tragedy and farce have a natural opportunity to reveal themselves and intensify in the claustrophobic confines of gathering for funeral rites … Read more

Review of Carousel at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

June is Bustin' Out. The Company of Carousel. Photo by Johan Persson.

During the past year, memories of the Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park kept coming back to me a la Proust dipping his biscuit into coffee. So to go back last night and experience it again was incredible. It is the most perfect venue to see a show, with the trees encircling the space as if … Read more

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