ABI BENNETT finds that this ‘Eurotrash’ Shakespeare actually makes sense…
On Sunday night, five groups of Cambridge students were given the task of coming up with a play they’d perform 24 hours later at the ADC. ABI BENNETT explains the results – ‘chaotic’, ‘shambolic’, and occasionally ‘fantastic’.
“It reminded me fundamentally why we’re all here…” ABI BENNETT is charmed by an evening of Frank O’Hara.
“Dull, confusing, and ultimately frustrating.” ABI BENNETT struggles to be kind about a show whose ambition misfired.
ABI BENNETT would have enjoyed this more if everyone had just calmed down a bit…
The high intensity of this faintly simian production makes ABI BENNETT cry. In a good way.
TOBY PARKER REES breaks it down for you nice and smooth. Impressively this review took fewer than 24 hours to write.
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ABI BENNETT enjoys new writing with cajones.
ABI BENNETT on a play which only succeeds in aesthetics.
MATILDA BATHURST on vigour, tenderness and infection.
ABI BENNETT finds a ‘very strong’ cast obscured by clumsy direction.
The cast and crew of Doctor Faustus prepare for their make or break week in Edinburgh, in the second of our Summer Blogs.
Tab writers’ favourite reads for a long, hot afternoon. Pina Colada optional.