Stage Reviews

TRAPLORD @ 180 Studios

TRAPLORD, by Ivan Michael Blackstock, takes you on a searing and unrelenting journey into race, masculinity, and violence. The multi-disciplinary performance piece incorporates elements...

WICKED The Musical @Apollo Victoria Theatre

Often seen as quite trivial compared to more sober dramatic productions... To me, musicals are the height of performance: performers will sing, dance and...

MARYS SEACOLE by JACKIE SIBBLIES DRURY

Set between the 19th and 21st centuries, Marys Seacole is an undulating exploration of Black women’s relationship with care- in the last 200 years, how much have attitudes actually...

Coming to England @ The Birmingham Rep

Sitting in the auditorium at Birmingham Rep with my 12-year-old daughter in anticipation of watching the premiere of Floella Benjamin’s Coming To England ......

‘Daddy’ by Jeremy O. Harris @Almeida Theatre

Initially programmed for the Almeida’s Spring Season in 2020, Daddy marks American playwright, Jeremy O.Harris’ first show across the pond. Like presumably most of...

Small Island @ The National Theatre

The adaptation of Andrea Levy’s Orange-prize winning novel Small Island, is an astonishing dramatic accomplishment. Grounded with spectacular performances, Small Island brings to life an important part of British history.