The Wolves In The Walls

Though I was not in the company of children in the appropriate age range, I really needed to experience this one! Another play based on the work of one of my favourite authors, not something to be missed. So I grabbed a friend and headed out to see The Wolves In The Walls at the…

Crooks 1926

Last week I was invited to come along to Colab Theatre’s newest production, Crooks 1926. This immersive theatre project takes us back to 1926 to be thrown into the seedy underworld of London’s crime gangs and their territorial rivalries. Crooks 1926 is staged at the Colab Pub, a short walk from both Borough and Elephant…

The Snail And The Whale

Just before my Christmas holiday, I got to take the kids I nanny to see The Snail And The Whale by Tall Stories. We’ve seen another of their shows earlier in the year and absolutely loved it, so we were looking forward to seeing one of our favourite book brought to life. To frame the…

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

As my fist play of the year, I went to see The Ocean At The End Of The Lane at the National Theatre. As a big fan of Neil Gaiman’s work, I was very excited to see how this story would translate to the stage. Book adaptations are always an interesting thing, aren’t they. It…

For The Sake Of Argument

On Wednesday I headed down to the Bridewell Theatre to see For The Sake Of Argument, a new play by Harry Darell. The play focuses on Eleanor Hickock, a writer with strong political opinions, and a mourning mother searching for answers and understanding. The stage design is simple enough, with a basic pub setup on…

Lullabies For The Lost & The Delights Of Dogs And The Problems Of People

The Old Red Lion Theatre is currently hosting two plays by Rosalind Blessed, showing alternately until the 1st of February. I was treated to a double-showing on Thursday night, starting with Lullabies For The Lost, a 1hr 45min play focussing on mental health and human struggles. The play is set in a mental limbo of…

The Importance Of Being Earnest

On Monday I headed up to the Tower Theatre in Stoke Newington to see the opening of The Importance Of Being Earnest by Pan Productions, a new version of the play performed entirely by immigrants. As an immigrant myself who is absolutely tired of constantly being asked where I am from, rather than being seen…

Secret Cinema – Stranger Things

I have been to a few Secret Cinema events before, so when I heard they were doing a Stranger Things run, I simply had to get a small gang together and head to Starcour Mall to celebrate the 80s in style! Lots of excitement in the run up to the show mean we had gathered…

Escape From Planet Trash

On Thursday I was invited to the press night of Pleasance Theatre and SinkThePink’s Escape From Planet Trash, a new space musical filled with drag queens, giant turkeys, heaps of trash, and lots of Christmassy goodness. Sounded just camp enough to be right up my alley, so I dragged a friend along to check it…

Crisis, what crisis?

Last Friday, I got to check out the new Parabolic Theatre production of Crisis, What Crisis?, taking place at the Colab Factory, which has by now become a somewhat familiar venue. This interesting immersive experience lets you try your hand at running the government, of sorts. Set in 1979, the Labour Government has a working…

Silence Will Fall – Colab

The night before Halloween I was invited by Love Pop Ups London to attend Colab‘s newest production Silence Will Fall at the Colab Factory. Silence is advertised with: This Halloween, investigate the mystery of the Southwark Murder. Join Rev. Stanley Park as you unravel the secrets of a hideous murder in the vain hope of…

Come From Away

I’ve been wanting to see Come From Away for months and finally got the chance to grab some discounted tickets to see this sensation of a musical. So I grabbed a friend and headed down to the Phoenix Theatre to see what the fuss was all about. Played through in one act, this 90 minute…