One Stop Arts

Robin-Ince-Nine-Lessons1The rationalists have all the fun
December 20, 2013

Robin Ince’s jamboree Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People at Bloomsbury Theatre is an inspirational feast of ideas.

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1097-7785-wind_willows_osaMessing about in boats
December 18, 2013

Will Tuckett’s adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, combining narration, dance and puppetry, is a slice of theatrical magic.

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albanyTheatre profile: The Albany
December 13, 2013

Programming variety, community engagement and culture with nosh: a prime example of a regional arts centre thriving in difficult times.

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1097-7578-in_the_next_room_or_the_vibrator_play__l_r_natalie_casey_and_flora_montgomery__c_johan_persson__4_Satisfaction guaranteed
November 22, 2013

Sarah Ruhl’s Pulitzer-nominated In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play offers moving insight and a gleeful, giddy romp.

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people_showCrime capers
October 21, 2013

People Show, the UK’s longest-running alternative theatre company, offers a wonderfully silly whodunit pastiche in The Detective Show at the Old Red Lion.

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the lyonsHome truths
September 30, 2013

The Menier Chocolate Factory’s latest US import, Nicky Silver’s The Lyons, can’t decide whether it wants to be a meaningful family drama or a corruscating cartoon.

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speed twins picLife lessons
September 4, 2013

Maureen Chadwick’s existentialist lesbian black comedy, The Speed Twins at Riverside Studios, is heartfelt entertainment, but sacrifices drama for didacticism.

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casual encountersDangerous liaisons
August 19, 2013

Playing at Etcetera Theatre as part of the Camden FringeCasual Encounters, Andy Moseley’s wife-swapping short, suffers from an excess of genre-hopping.

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little on the insideBrave new world
July 30, 2013

Alice Birch’s Little on the inside is a thought-provoking Clean Break piece and great example of the Almeida Festival: small-scale work with big ideas.

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