TOBY PARKER-REES is brought to his knees by a combination of archly-aerated love songs and an unfortunate venue choice.
TOBY PARKER-REES hails the ridiculousness of May Week as epitomising what life before the real world should be about: not following rules, experimenting, and doing things for the sake of enjoyment.
“I thought we were heading into a bland dystopia but in the last few weeks I’ve thought ‘maybe – maybe something interesting’s going to happen’.” TOBY PARKER-REES talks to STEWART LEE, alternative comedian to most and a ‘shit-haired cunt’ to some.
The novelty of seeing Simon Haines in a student play isn’t enough for TOBY PARKER-REES. Ironically, the standout performance was from a complete greenhorn called Lily.
TOBY PARKER REES breaks it down for you nice and smooth. Impressively this review took fewer than 24 hours to write.
TOBY PARKER REES fervently believes that you are either a scumbag, a maggot, a cheap lousy faggot or all of the above. The week’s theatre may crop up intermittently.
TOBY PARKER REES is dreaming that he’s running.
TOBY PARKER REES can finally love again, thanks to Care of Douglas.
No change at the summit of the top division as Jesus, John’s and Downing all win.
TOBY PARKER REES & JESSICA PATTERSON are on the door. Shit plays aren’t getting in. ‘Bouncers’ goes home alone.
TOBY PARKER REES thought you threw the stick but really you just mimed it. And that’s Theatre too.
TOBY PARKER-REES toilet papers your house.
TOBY PARKER-REES has a play on this week, but may also mention others in passing.
Theatre Editors JESSICA PATTERSON & TOBY PARKER-REES are pleasantly surprised by a thoughtfully curated evening of new writing.
TOBY PARKER-REES kicks you around like the dirty little sket you are but tells you all about the week’s theatre so it’s all ok.
TOBY PARKER-REES leads you through the methadone (not mephedrone) dreamscape of the week’s theatrical events.
TOBY PARKER-REES: ‘Basically, if you like things that are intellectually superior but not by that much, like Charlie Brooker, then have a go on Daniel Kitson’
If you’re ‘not one of those people who complain about modern art’ you might enjoy the clever and conceptual evening of theatre as much as TOBY PARKER REES.
TOBY PARKER REES feels ‘lines like “You knot of mouth-friends” deserve to be heard’ and this production does them justice.
TOBY PARKER REES: ‘If a nine year old Michael Mcintyre… had been asked to do an assembly about Cambridge, this is what he would have created’.
TOBY PARKER REES thinks ‘this is a production that very much deserves to be seen’.