The 8th annual WriteFest @ Progress Theatre

The night was filled with the sweet lyrics of Carol Anne Duffy, the wise words of Christopher Robin, the informed advice of Roald Dahl and some cheesy jokes – and that was just from the compere Jon Speed. Although he set the bar high, with some lofty introductions, the plays, written by local winners of […]

The Legend of Mike Smith @ The Albany

Saxophonist, Jazz composer, and rapper, Soweto Kinch, brings a fusion of jazz, hip hop and physical theatre in an hour and a half package. The plainly named Mike Smith is a signalled smirk from the talented artist, who is ironically flirting with a fictional everyman. What we get, however is a character ripe with hip-hop clichés, […]

Dan Watson’s Jacket Dance @ Chisenhale Dance Space

by Jenna Corker Without falling victim to profundity: Dan Watson’s Jacket Dance is a poignantly hilarious and witty observation on contemporary dance today and its predictability is spot on. The parody is filled with impressive lifts, gone amiss, spoken word, taken from all the loves songs and over dramatised contact between dancers.  Moments typically created […]