Review 3*** Romance Romance @abovethestag

Tweeting it: Bawdy Victorian Music Hall entertainment in the 21st century. Not for those who seek subtlety in their innuendo 3*** I didn’t expect to feel like I was at the panto when I went along to Above The Stag Theatre to see their musical Romance Romance in March, but that’s exactly where my brainContinue reading “Review 3*** Romance Romance @abovethestag”

Review: 2** Soap at Underbelly @UnderbellyFest #soap

#Tweetingit – 2** promised to make us wet with excitement. Left us damp and disappointed.  The programme promised a lot.  A unique combination of world-class acrobatics, comedy and live opera performed in, on and around bathtubs.  Quite a bold claim to make, and whilst technically not wrong this just didn’t add up to an entertainingContinue reading “Review: 2** Soap at Underbelly @UnderbellyFest #soap”

Review: 4**** Baby Box by Laura McGrady at the King’s Head Theatre @JosephineShipp @LLMcGrady #WhoRunsTheWorld @KingsHeadThtr @SleeplessTC

#Tweetingit – 4**** funny, heartrending, thought provoking, troubling. Exactly like gynaecological issues are. Bravo! I’ll start by nailing my colours to the mast.  I am an old school, angry feminist who seethes every time talk about women’s biology is shut down for being disgusting, or private, or unladylike.  This meant I was delighted when IContinue reading “Review: 4**** Baby Box by Laura McGrady at the King’s Head Theatre @JosephineShipp @LLMcGrady #WhoRunsTheWorld @KingsHeadThtr @SleeplessTC”

Review: 3*** Circus Abyssinia at Underbelly Festival @UnderbellyFest @CircusAbyssinia ‏

The programme tells us that Circus Abyssinia explores a journey of wonders for two little Ethiopian brothers, a surreal explanation of how brothers Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam found the joy of performing with the circus.  The troupe are formed from students at the circus school they founded in Addis Ababa and range in age fromContinue reading “Review: 3*** Circus Abyssinia at Underbelly Festival @UnderbellyFest @CircusAbyssinia ‏”