KlangHaus – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews KLANGHAUS for TVBOMB – 18.8.14

5 stars ★★★★★

It’s unreservedly euphoric to witness a Fringe show in which practically every aspect of the performance has been squarely primed. Staging; lighting; sound; movement; story; all of these rev-up the snarling engine of KlangHaus. Continue reading

Thief – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews THIEF for TVBOMB – 17.8.14

2 stars ★★☆☆☆

The nucleus of Liam Rudden’s new queer theatre piece Thief is by all accounts a legitimate and interesting one. It adapts a spell from the life of Jean Genet, who was dishonourably discharged from the French Foreign Legion and spent time as a thief and male prostitute across Europe in the early to mid-20th century. Continue reading

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews JANIS JOPLIN: FULL TILT for TVBOMB – 16.8.14

4 stars ★★★★☆

In a welcome resurgence of theatre-gig crossovers at the Fringe, Peter Arnott’s Janis Joplin: Full Tilt — a sexy, explosive profile of the fourth member to join the 27 Club — arrives with brute force Continue reading

Britannia Waves the Rules – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews BRITANNIA WAVES THE RULES for TVBOMB – 11.8.14

4 stars ★★★★☆

‘We fight, we win, we carry on’, recites Carl Jackson (Dan Parr), the Blackpool lad conscripted into the Army at the promise of seeing the world. Continue reading

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