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)

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

Catching Comets at The Pleasance

Catching Comets at The Pleasance (London), running 14th-19th September 2021. Photo credit: Sophie Giddens. Alastair Michael pictured Following a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival in 2019, Ransack Theatre's Catching Comets has finally made it to The Pleasance London for a short run, as part of a small tour (which includes Royal Exchange Theatre … Continue reading Catching Comets at The Pleasance