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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Theatre Review: The Odyssey gets the Living Spit treatment – and this time it’s Odysseus’ wife Penelope who takes centre stage in a brilliant musical comic re-imagining of the Ancient Greek saga

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Theatre Review: The Odyssey gets the Living Spit treatment – and this time it’s Odysseus’ wife Penelope who takes centre stage in a brilliant musical comic re-imagining of the Ancient Greek saga

Review: The Odyssey. Salisbury Arts Centre Knob jokes,  comedy props and sensational singing make Living Spit’s version of Odysseus’ chronically badly navigated return from Troy a joy to experience. Homer’s Odyssey composed some 3,000 years ago of more than 12,000 lines of poetry is enjoyably reduced down to earthy Anglo Saxon phrases in this send […]

By October 26, 2019 Read More →
Children’s Theatre Review: More 21st century girl power than 1950s jolly hockey sticks in Emma Rice’s version of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers in this highly enjoyable family show

Children’s Theatre Review: More 21st century girl power than 1950s jolly hockey sticks in Emma Rice’s version of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers in this highly enjoyable family show

Malory Towers, Bristol. Review. Pack your suitcase, grab your hockey stick and take the train from the Passenger Shed at Bristol’s Temple Mead railway station for Malory Towers this summer writes Harry Mottram. The cavernous building is the venue for a production of the boarding school adventures inspired and abridged from Enid Blyton’s novels. Bursting […]

By July 26, 2019 Read More →
Rapscallion Magazine, Theatre Review: Crimes on the Nile – hyper fast who-dunnit spoof that is almost too fast at times

Rapscallion Magazine, Theatre Review: Crimes on the Nile – hyper fast who-dunnit spoof that is almost too fast at times

Crimes on the Nile. Tacchi Morris, Taunton New Old Friends have created a new comedy genre of a hyper fast moving send up of the period whodunit with their improvised style and joke laced script. The movement and choreography by Gary Sefton is excellent and the quartet of actors’ performances are brilliant in the way […]

By March 2, 2019 Read More →
Rapscallion Magazine. Issue number 7. February, 2019

Rapscallion Magazine. Issue number 7. February, 2019

A bit late I know – but here it is!

By February 24, 2019 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: vomit, violence and how to bring up your children in a lively production of Yasmina Reza’s black comedy God of Carnage at the Theatre Royal Bath

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: vomit, violence and how to bring up your children in a lively production of Yasmina Reza’s black comedy God of Carnage at the Theatre Royal Bath

God of Carnage, Theatre Royal Bath The knives (or rather the sharpened spears) are out in Yasmina Reza’s savage black comedy which sets two sets of parents at each other’s throats. An assembly of spears hangs above the stylish round lounge designed by Peter McKintosh in Lindsay Posner’s production of Reza’s God of Carnage. The […]

By September 16, 2018 Read More →
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