My Stage is the World

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive

A Critique of Criminality

Review of Crime and Punishment at the Brockley Jack – 9th February 2017

The Brockley Jack sees many productions, yet for me it is always those that are bleak and dark that work the best in this intimate space. Those with fewer actors add to the tension, with the audience’s focus never leaving each character, constantly scrutinising in an attempt to understand them. Read the rest of this entry »

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I am not what I am

Review of Othello at Above the Gatehouse 

O, beware, my lord of jealousy; 
It is the green-ey’d monster, which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.

Jealousy, betrayal and misguided trust can only lead to tragedy. In Othello, Shakespeare weaves a web of lies and deceit that inevitably result in a bloody denouement. Read the rest of this entry »

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