October 22, 2018

This feminist re-working of Frankenstein is infuriating. The concept seemed so strong - rewriting the monster as a female, questioning the role of women in our patriarchal society, and exploring subversive themes in Shelley's seminal novel. However this half-baked atte...

October 10, 2018

Polka's co-production with Tara Arts is the first UK stage adaptation

of The Panchatantra, India's Aesop's Fables. The concept of the production is wonderful, but unfortunately they miss the magic of the tales as they get caught up in lengthy dialogue and confusing fram...

September 30, 2018

What was described as "most compelling new work I have seen this year"1 by Michael Billington in its original run, at Finborough theatre in 2011, has sadly not translated well to the West End for a number of reasons. Despite its plentiful flaws, which I will discuss in...

July 25, 2016

The Rorschach test, although very recognisable in image, may be unfamiliar by name - just as this play offers that gorgeous possibility that the ideas it evokes may not be instantly recognizable but will dawn upon you at a later date, as all good abstract theatre does....

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