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    Julius Caesar Review

    ‘Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital’. I’ve never seen a Shakespeare performance so electric and alive as Nicholas Hytner’s promenade staging of Julius Caesar. If you only see one show this year, make it this one! Whether you want to immerse yourself into the production as we did as part of the crowd In the pit or watch from above, you’ll be amazed. As part of…

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    Orange Tree Theatre Review

    Three fantastic productions have opened at Orange Tree Theatre. Each has its own genre, writing style and themes that are explored, but each is superb. Read on to find out exactly what we thought about How to Be a Kid, Black Mountain and Out of Love. But first, a note about the actors. Hasan Dixon, Katie Elin-Salt and Sally Messham star in all the productions. What was amazing was that we saw all three plays virtually back-to-back in one day and were amazed at how each actor was able to bring forth the multitude of characters they played. They played…

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    There or Here Review

    Thursday night was the UK Premiere of There or Here. Written by Jennifer Maisel and directed by Vik Sivalingam, it’s bought to us by Special Relationship Productions in association with Anita Creed Productions and Park Theatre. Robyn and Ajay are an American couple who want a baby but circumstances prevent this. Deciding to outsource the pregnancy they travel to India, Ajay’s birthplace, though he has no memory and feels no connection to the country. With everything going on in their lives, they are soon seeking solace and comfort from strangers at the other end of the line. Can they find…

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    Orange Tree Theatre Productions

    Three exciting new productions open at the Orange Tree Theatre on 25th January 2017. ‘How to be a Kid’, ‘Black Mountain’ and ‘Out of Love’ are a collaboration between Paines Plough, Orange Tree and Theatr Clwyd Productions. Their time in London follows acclaimed performances in Edinborough and a nationwide tour in Paines Plough Roundabout. ‘How to be a Kid’ is about Molly, a 12 year old who cooks and looks after her little brother Joe. Now that her mother is feeling better, she needs to learn to be a child again but this is difficult given her experiences. This heart-warming…

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    The Grift is coming to London’s Bethnal Green

    The Grift is a new immersive experience with a twist is part theatre and part game. Overall it’s set to be a night to remember at London’s iconic Town Hall Hotel in 2018. The site-specific experience will première on Tuesday 23rd January, in the historic Town Hall Hotel in London’s Bethnal Green. Writer-director Tom Salamon said: “I’m thrilled to be returning to the ‘seen-it- all’ sophisticated audiences of London, they’re up for anything and love to get involved and play along and I think we’re giving them something entirely unique that they haven’t experienced before.” 50 people per show and…