Ink at the Almeida (****)

In a political climate frequently dogged by accusations that the news media is inherently untrustworthy, the performance of James Graham's play Ink seems apt. The play focuses on the humble beginnings of The Sun, as it rose from obscurity and into the hands of millions each morning. The ongoing highlight of the play comes from the dynamic between … Continue reading Ink at the Almeida (****)

Death with a bit of sparkle: Underneath at the Soho Theatre (***)

Singing Celine Dion with a corpse would usually be startling.  But not in this solo production, Underneath, written and performed by Pat Kinevane. The narrative jumps back and forth to the points in the life of the deceased – played by Kinevane – which have led to ‘Her’ current decomposition. There is an inherent playfulness … Continue reading Death with a bit of sparkle: Underneath at the Soho Theatre (***)

‘In the Heights’ is more than a side-dish (****)

The first time I saw In The Heights in April, I happily reviewed it for the student newspaper of my university. It's now time to consolidate my portfolio and thus I revisit this review. In The Heights remains a wonderful show and is tantalisingly accessible with discounted tickets for under 25's. It is a show that remains enjoyable even … Continue reading ‘In the Heights’ is more than a side-dish (****)