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Moby Dick Digested In Hackney Downs Leviathan

On a hot evening what could be finer than a trip out to sea?

helenbabbs | Londonist

The Anorak , The Hope Theatre, London

The horror of the 1989 Montreal massacre, in which Marc Lepine gunned down 14 women at the city's university before turning the gun on himself, is explored in this subtle but provocative monologue.

Paul Vale | The Stage

The Anorak, Hope Theatre: Review

On December 6th 1989, Marc Lepine entered the Ecole Polytechnic of the University of Montreal and shot dead 14 women. This powerful one man show gradually builds up to the day that the massacre took place, giving the audience an insight into Lepine’s...

Artswrap | Emma Clarendon

One-man gardening play Old Herbaceous grows on audiences

The props include compost, the plot comes with gardening tips and the star, Peter Macqueen, is also stage manager and scene-shifter. Here's how he takes the show on the road.

David Ward | The Guardian

Red Forest review aesthetic hand-wringing over the environment

Belarus Free Theatre has won admiration for its continued determination to oppose, imaginatively, the Belarus dictatorship, whatever the personal cost to some of the company's members, but also for a willingness to make connections.

Lyn Gardner | The Guardian


The LIFT brochure describes this performance by Marseilles-based company Rara Woulib as “the most extraordinary funeral procession you will ever attend”.

British Theatre Guide | Howard Loxton


Bruce Lee’s saying “Man must constantly exceed his level” is a very deliberate choice as part of the intro text to The Roof (playing at Doon Street Car Park as part of the LIFT Festival until 28 June).

Lara Hayward | London Dance

The Roof, Doon Street Car Park, National Theatre - theatre review

LIFT festival's free-running show falls flat on its face in a parking space.

Evening Standard | Fiona Mountford

The Roof review video games brought acrobatically to life

Where do we draw the line between theatre and computer gaming? Is all human life just a constant striving to get to the next level?

Laura Barnett | The Guardian

The Confessions of Gordon Brown, Ambassadors theatre, review

It’s dawn, and Gordon Brown is looking back over his career before his staff even arrive for a 6am meeting. Protestant work ethic?

Holly Williams | The Independent