No Exit on The Exit Door – Sartre at the Lord Stanley pub

The Lord Stanley is a wonderful little theatre venue in North London. The food menu is nothing short of outstanding, and there’s currently plenty on the theatrical menu as well – including a strong performance of Jean-Paul Sartre’s excellent No Exit. There are no surprises in this performance of the classic Sartre piece, but it is […]

I’d Happily Wait Longer – Review of The Waiting Room

Harriet and Paul meet in the waiting room of a hospital. A chance encounter or so it seems. As the conversation flows, they realise they may have more in common than they thought, and that this meeting was no coincidence.  John Bowden’s The Waiting Room is a gem of a play. There’s tension, sympathy and an odd – but […]

Pullman Part Two – The Grimm Tales of Southwark

This week’s immersive theatre adventure took us to the foot of the Oxo Tower to see the second round of performances from Phillip Pullman’s Grimm Tales book. The evening is an immersive telling of six eerie tales from the book brought to life in atmospheric rooms by exceptionally talented storytelling actors. The first instalment of the […]

Tube Geeks on Tour – Geoff Marshall’s #Tubespotting

Everyone uses the tube in London. Most people touch in with their Oyster card, settle down with a Metro and look forward to arriving at their destination without giving their surroundings much more thought. Not so much tube expert, author and now stand up performer, Geoff Marshall. The man likes the tube, specifically the tube map, […]

An Immersive World War Woyzeck

Woyzeck at the Redbridge Drama Centre Directed by Kelly Taylor-Smith and Katharine Hurst 4 stars This week we headed out to the wilds of South Woodford for Scene Productions’ interpretation of Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck. The play tells the story of jealousy, betrayal, and the manipulation of man at the hands of others. It is a […]