Posted on 31 May 2012 by Veronica Aloess
A beast, by definition, is something with more animal than human characteristics: it’s savage and instinctive. It will rip you to pieces. This play doesn’t do that. Natasha Pryce’s direction fails to follow the instincts of Elena Bolster’s visceral script. Beast fictionalises the relationship between the painter Egon Schiele (Keiron Jecchinis) and the very young [...]
Posted on 31 May 2012 by Filskit Theatre
Addiction: a heavy word saturating our lives these days. Narcotics, alcohol, gambling and even shopping attract this label of compulsion. Heck, you’ve most likely heard us Filskit ladies confess our helpless addiction to tea and cake, our vices of choice. Perhaps addiction is too strong a term to bandy about, but obsession on the other [...]
Posted on 30 May 2012 by EJ Robinson
We all love theatre that deals with the trials and tribulations of ordinary people; it’s the human element that we go to the theatre for, after all. Egusi Soup, a new play by Janice Okoh running at Soho Theatre, shows that when it comes to families we are indeed all the same, no matter where [...]
Posted on 30 May 2012 by Charlotte Whitehead
Ever wanted to set up your own festival? Students at the University of Kent did exactly that. Charlotte Whitehead finds out what’s in store at this year’s Kent Summer Festival.