Read more about the article REVIEW: Is God Is, Royal Court (2021)
Image from Is God Is (photo: Tristram Kenton)

REVIEW: Is God Is, Royal Court (2021)

Various claims are made for Is God Is  relating it to tragedy ancient and modern and the Spaghetti Western.  The earliest is Greek tragedy, dealing with issues of a finely balanced question of right and wrong, often with divine intervention. 

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Read more about the article REVIEW: NW Trilogy, Dance Floor, Life of Riley and Waking/Walking at the Kiln Theatre (2021)
Life of Riley Chris Tummings as Riley (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: NW Trilogy, Dance Floor, Life of Riley and Waking/Walking at the Kiln Theatre (2021)

All three plays feature people coming to live in or near the London Borough of Brent in North West London.  Together they tell us about the diversity of today's demographic in this part of London.   The set, a telephone box with a poster about Enoch Powell and his " Rivers of Hate" speech ties all three plays together.

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Rockets and Blue Lights, Dorfman National Theatre (2021)
Cast in Rockets and Blue Lights (Photo: Brinkoff-Mogenburg)

REVIEW: Rockets and Blue Lights, Dorfman National Theatre (2021)

The play opens at an exhibition where one of the visitors is an actor, Lou (Kiza Deen) who is working on a film, The Ghost Ship,  about the painter Joseph Turner and his painting where she plays an African woman Olu. 

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