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Escape from Planet Trash : Queerguru is digging the dirt

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  Escape from Planet Trash  ☆☆☆☆ Pleasance Theater & Sink the Pink Panto season is in full swing and if you fancy something that harks to the traditions but also manages to incorporate a non binary, eco friendly, vegan message (it’s like carrot cake – way better than it sounds) then Escape from Planet Trash … Continue reading



Goodbye Norma Jeane : the story of the man who made Marilyn Monroe

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  Goodbye Norma Jeane ☆☆☆☆☆ Above the Stag Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson) died of an overdose on 5th August 1962 in Los Angeles at the age of 36 and this astonishing production is set during that torrid summer’s day. Jack Cole (played by Tim English) wakes up to this news on his sofa … Continue reading



Jonathan Kemp reviews Linus Karp’s flawless performance in ‘Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked ‘

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  Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked  ☆☆☆ Kings Head Theatre, Islington, London   Following a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe last summer, LINUS KARP brings his performance of Rob Hayes’ one-man show, ‘Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked’ to London’s Kings Head Theatre. KARP gives an engagingly vulnerable performance as Bobby, as … Continue reading



Jonathan Kemp reviews ‘the consummate storytelling’ of Stones in London Kings Head Theatre

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  THE STONES ☆☆☆☆ KINGS HEAD THEATRE Writer/director Kit Brookman describes his latest offering as “a sort of contemporary gothic horror story” and there are certainly shades of Robert Aickman, Shirley Jackson and Henry James’ ‘Turn of the Screw’ in The Stones. A dissatisfied school teacher, Nick (LUKE MULLINS) meets up with an old school … Continue reading



Jonathan Kemp reviews the surreal experience of AFTER EDWARD

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  AFTER EDWARD ☆☆☆☆☆ SAN WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSE, LONDON Sense is overrated”, declares Gertrude Stein at one point in this play and certainly you’re in for a surreal experience with this powerful and quick-witted response to Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II. Much of tonight’s cast are from the recent Globe production of Marlowe’s famous gay play, including … Continue reading



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