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Goosebumps Alive

The Vaults, London From April 6th, 2016 by Richard Hamer Beneath the vaults of London Waterloo station, terror has a new name: Immersive Theatre. A guided tour through lavishly re-imagined 90’s nostalgia, Goosebumps Alive is an impressive and memorable production. Assisted to no end by the naturally evocative, cavernous interiors of the vaults itself, what […]

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Nina Conti: In Your Face Criterion Theatre, London March 3rd – 12th, 2016 by Haresh Patel It’s all in the voices and faces – and it’s brilliant. Nina Conti’s ventriloquist act has been honed over the last few years into a full solo theatrical performance. A potentially hazardous combination of improv, audience participation, puppetry and voice […]

Toby Whithouse In Conversation With Bernie Byrnes

New Theatre Royal Creative Lab Associate and multi-award winning playwright and dramaturg, Bernie Byrnes will be hosting an In Conversation with Being Human writer and creator, Toby Whithouse at New Theatre Royal on November 11th, 2015. To celebrate this exclusive event, New Theatre Royal has launched a competition giving members of the public the chance […]

Kinky Boots: Official Opening Night

by Joanna Orland Broadway musical Kinky Boots has officially opened on London’s West End (read our review).  Based on the 2005 film of the same name, the multiple Tony Award winning musical drew in a horde of celebrities and theatre lovers to kick off its run at the Adelphi theatre.  Composer Cyndi Lauper and writer […]

Kinky Boots

Starring Matt Henry, Killian Donnelly and Amy Lennox Music by Cyndi Lauper Book by Harvey Fierstein by Ruth Thomson Is there any better way of spending a Friday night in central London than going to a musical about a shoe factory in Northampton….?? Turns out, NO!!! Kinky Boots is the first full length foray into […]

dreamthinkspeak: Absent

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Features, Review, Theatre | by — September 15, 2015

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Shoreditch Town Hall August 24th – October 25th, 2015 by Richard Hamer Absent, the latest interactive theatre project from dreamthinkspeak, takes you on a dark journey through the basement of the recently refurbished Shoreditch Town Hall hotel. Far beneath the rejuvenation – perhaps gentrification – of the nearly 150 year old building, lie the crumbling […]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 7th – 31st, 2015 Edinburgh, Various venues Foreword by Joanna Orland Merely skimming the surface of this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it was easy to see a bit of a different scene burgeoning.  In recent years, the Fringe has become a playground for comedians to run rampant.  But in 2015, something old has become […]

Edinburgh Fringe: Love Birds

Love Birds: A new musical by Robert J. Sherman Reviewed on August 24th, 2015 Pleasance Courtyard by Bernie C. Byrnes Love Birds of 1923 is an avian vaudeville run by plesiosaur Armitage Shanks, determined to keep his show clean in a cutthroat competitive market. When the star, Baalthazar (the Feathered Caruso) walks out due to […]

Pleasance Opening Gala

August 8th, 2015 Pleasance Grand by Bernie C Byrnes There is something awe-inspiringly cool about the Pleasance Gala launch. Maybe it’s the thumping bass at 11am, the light show, the buzz or the rare chance to see a large Edinburgh Fringe Venue full to bursting that makes for an exciting event, but it all adds […]

Eating for Victory

An immersive performance dining event by Hush Hush Hoopla 8pm on June 5th & June 7th Tea House Theatre Vauxhall Advance tickets £20 HERE It’s 1940. Radio London and the Ministry of Food are recording their popular radio programme ‘The Kitchen Front’ at the Tea House Theatre. London residents lucky enough to secure a ticket will enjoy cocktails, canapés, performances from London’s […]