The Drowned Man and the Artist’s Response

Recently, Immersive theatre Maestros Punchdrunk put on a hell of a show in London. They took over an abandoned firehouse in Paddington to build a complex, vast and detailed set to bring Woyzeck, a tale of jealously and betrayal, to life as The Drowned Man. I went to the show twice and loved it both […]

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 […]

The Drowned Man and The Epic Second Round

Punchdrunk’s Drowned Man is an epic spectacle. I saw it during preview week, which you can read about here, but decided once was certainly not enough and saw it again last night. The show is an incredibly staged immersive performance that allows you to travel through a world while turning it upside down. You can […]

The Drowned Man and the Delighted Spectator: Punchdrunk Review

Punchdrunk have made a triumphant return to London theatre with their newest production, The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable. I saw it during preview week, and now, 24 hours later, I am still delightfully turning the events over and over in my head and analysing every last bit of the production. The event is described […]