Review: Bible John at the Pleasance

Originally published by Exeunt Magazine.  Four women in the office share a secret. They are united by their love of true crime, an obsession that they had been too ashamed to share until discovering their fellow enthusiasts. ‘It feels like the sort of thing you should probably keep to yourself’, one of the characters explains, … Continue reading Review: Bible John at the Pleasance

Review: Top Girls at the National Theatre

Originally published by Exeunt Magazine.  Act 1 Rufus Norris is hosting a dinner party to celebrate the opening of Lyndsey Turner’s production of Top Girls. He has unfortunately forgotten to invite any women. The dinner party guests’ lines (all taken from reviews or public statements) overlap and interrupt each other. Rufus Norris: ‘The next four productions … Continue reading Review: Top Girls at the National Theatre

Review: SEX SEX MEN MEN at the Yard Theatre

Originally published by Exeunt Magazine. I’ve been watching Sex Education on Netflix and, like a lot of people, it’s caused me to reflect upon what I was taught in school PSHE lessons. One memory that still haunts me: the headmistress ushering us into the hall to watch a video starring ‘Johnny Condom’, a heroic condom who coaxes ‘Wicked … Continue reading Review: SEX SEX MEN MEN at the Yard Theatre

Review: Berberian Sound Studio at Donmar Warehouse

Originally published on Exeunt Magazine.  In my mind’s eye, this review is a soundscape. Unfortunately, I lack the time, skill and technical equipment to produce such a thing. I have to substitute words for Berberian Sound Studio’s collage of sounds and images; words slip, skating over the surface. You’ll just have to imagine what it would be … Continue reading Review: Berberian Sound Studio at Donmar Warehouse