The New Electric Ballroom is far from an outlandish portrayal of small port-town Irish life, it’s an indictment of cream cakes, silk suits, chit-chat and veneer, and an ode to human pathos...
It’s all too easy to remain detached from the subject of Iraq. Stovepipe aims to pick us up off the sidelines and deposit us bodily into the midst of the relief effort.
Despite a few wobbles The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe bodes well for a productive conjunction of company and venue.
Amit Lahav’s company bring wit and compassion and an essential lightness of touch to this grimmest of stories, aided by Ti Green’s bleakly playful set and some glorious lighting from James Farncombe.
The Forest Fringe is set to challenge every convention in sight, from the role of the audience right up to what we can comfortably classify as theatre.
Veering between silliness and savagery, at times The Story of Vasco feels like a mind-bending collision of Milligan and Lorca.