A Masterclass with Cumley St. Claire at the Bread and Roses Theatre (Clapham Fringe)

A Masterclass with Cumley St. Claire was a show I was sad to miss during its Camden Fringe run, because who doesn't love flowers and a brightly coloured poster? Fortunately I was given another chance thanks to their short run at the Bread and Roses as part of the Clapham Fringe. On arrival at the … Continue reading A Masterclass with Cumley St. Claire at the Bread and Roses Theatre (Clapham Fringe)

Love Goddess, The Rita Hayworth Cabaret at the Canal Cafe Theatre

Almog Pail pictured I went into the show knowing very little about the real life of Rita Hayworth, all my impressions being driven by her Hollywood persona. Fortunately I took my mother with me, who knows a lot more about this shy woman who really just wanted to settle down and have a family of … Continue reading Love Goddess, The Rita Hayworth Cabaret at the Canal Cafe Theatre

Jam Tart/Lemon Kurd at Bread and Roses (Clapham Fringe)

Running as part of the 2021 Clapham Fringe festival Jam Tart/Lemon Kurd is made up of two 30-minute monologues told from the perspective of two different women. Jam Tart written by Rhiannon Owens, stars Katy Maw as Claire, a 54 year old wife and mother who has the sudden realisation that she has lived a … Continue reading Jam Tart/Lemon Kurd at Bread and Roses (Clapham Fringe)

Deciphering at the New Diorama

(c) Alex Brenner Deciphering is billed as "an inter-continental journey to the origins of human creativity" and it certainly lives up to this epic ambition. Inspired by the recent (2021) discovery of geometric symbols dating back c37,500 years on Indonesia's Sulawesi Island, this show involved an international collaboration between Curious Directive (a science-led theatre company) … Continue reading Deciphering at the New Diorama