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Rob Auton - The Water show - A charming wander through the mind of an optimist

Rob Auton – The Water show – A charming wander through the mind of an optimist

Rob Auton is a York born comedian who breaks the mould for stand up. Part spoken word, part comedy, part touching insight in to the mind of a day dreamer with an oblique perspective on life, Rob’s comedy is like a meandering train of charming thoughts centered around the theme of the show. Rob, who...
La Musica at Young Vic, London

La Musica at Young Vic, London

Originally a play written by a classic figure in the world of existentialist literature, Marguerite Duras, La Musica can now be seen in this contemporary, 21st century incarnation thanks to Jeff James at London’s Young Vic theatre. In terms of what the play relates to, without wanting to give too much away, it mainly deals...
Above the stag, under the arches

Above the stag, under the arches

Underneath a railway arch in Vauxhall, nestled between garages and gyms fronted with corrugated iron doors, sits the Above The Stag theatre. It is, to date, the only full-time professional LGBT theatre in the UK, producing theatre with an emphasis on gay lives. A quick glance at their past seasons shows the ability of Artistic...
Marny Godden: Flap ‘Em On The Gate

Marny Godden: Flap ‘Em On The Gate

Flap ‘Em On The Gate is an hour long piece of pure and silly character comedy at its finest. The characters are relatable and recognisable, but off-beat enough to slightly throw you. Throughout the show, Marny’s charm, sense of absolute joy at being silly and infectious smile light up the room and bring an energy...
Tatterdemalion at Edinburgh Fringe

Tatterdemalion at Edinburgh Fringe

An hour of mime can seem daunting at first – but Tatterdemalion keeps you stuck, through his wit and charm – you become glued to every action, and sensitive to every movement and sound. Fusing magic, puppetry and mime all together, makes for an infectious show. The protagonist, who arrives wearing a fez and dress,...
Garrett Millerick: A Selection of Things I’ve Said To Taxi Drivers

Garrett Millerick: A Selection of Things I’ve Said To Taxi Drivers

Candid Magazine caught up with Garrett Millerick at Edinburgh Fringe, to see his latest show A Selection of Things I’ve Said to Taxi Drivers. Here is what he had to say about the show, the festival, and being funny. Candid Magazine: Tell us a little about your show and why people should see it? Garrett...
The Orchid and The Crow

The Orchid and The Crow

Humour can be found in the darkest of places – laughter can help provide solace during times of grief, and being able to find something funny about having testicular cancer is probably a very good way to deal with the suffering associated. Daniel Tobias, an Australian Jewish atheist, is highly likeable – the sort of...
Live Review: RAW by Chris O'Connell

Live Review: RAW by Chris O’Connell

        Last week saw the return of independent Northern theatre company troublehouse, with their third production – Chris O’Connell’s RAW. Following performances of Equal Partners (July 2014) which was nominated for a ‘Best Newcomer’ award at 2014’s Greater Manchester Fringe, and the highly praised Time Of My Life (November 2014), the company,...
Fanny and Stella, Above The Stag Theatre

Fanny and Stella, Above The Stag Theatre

It’s not unusual that LGBT rights are the main topic of literature, films or even theatre however the recent release of Fanny and Stella: The Shocking True Story presents us with something rather new – LGBT rights in the Victorian era. The show itself immerses you in the intimate Above The Stag Theatre which in...
Troublehouse Theatre in Manchester

Troublehouse Theatre in Manchester

  Northern based theatre company troublehouse gave us their second offering of the year in the form of Alan Ayckbourn’s classic ‘Time Of My Life’. A five show run at the Great Northern Playhouse, a pop-up theatre in Manchester, gave director Barry Evans’s seven strong cast the chance to showcase their talents. He commented that...



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