Host – Living Record Festival

Written by Sam Essame Directed by Lisa Millar In a world where our implicit trust within technology leads to ease, there’s always an element of concern – of something lurking in the coding of a digital realm that might be trying to find a way out. Mingling the difficulties of homeschooling in a Pandemic era … Continue reading Host – Living Record Festival


The Picture of Dorian Gray – Barn Theatre

Written by Henry Filloux-Bennett  Directed by Tamara Harvey ★★★★★ Influencer. Just what the hell does that even mean? A social shaman of trends, a digital messiah, or a hollow figurehead on which we cast our self-doubts and desires? By no means a new title, merely now with more lucrative advertising deals, it is (despite lampooning) … Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray – Barn Theatre

15 Heroines: The Desert – The Jermyn Street Theatre

Written by April De Angelis, Stella Duffy, Isley Lynn, Chinonyerem Odimba and Lorna French Directed by Adjoa Andoh, Tom Littler, and Cat Robey ★★★★ Completing the trifecta of a grander project, 15 Heroines, The Jermyn Street Theatre’s revived performance of Roman poet Ovid’s The Heroides collects fifteen letters and explores the spurned and thwarted lives of women and … Continue reading 15 Heroines: The Desert – The Jermyn Street Theatre

Birdsong – King’s Theatre

Written by Sebastian Faulks, Adapted by Rachel Wagstaff Directed by Alistair Whatley & Charlotte Peters ★★★★★ “Never again”; the imperative words uttered regarding the First World War. Yet, in the darkest moments of human history, we find an enticing light to the subject. Whether it be through respect, education or simply guilt, the lessons we … Continue reading Birdsong – King’s Theatre

Soft Power – Album Review

Lyrics by David Henry Hwang Music & Additional Lyrics by Jeanine Tesori ★★★ “What is this America?”, a phrase on the lips of the globe. Two years ago, lyricist & writer David Henry Hwang teamed with composer Jeanine Tesori to create Soft Power, a reversal of the perceived status-quo and keeping an eye on democracy in … Continue reading Soft Power – Album Review