(Performed in August 2018 – Review published in November 2018)
Shit-Faced Shakespeare is always such a coin-toss in terms of quality. It all depends very much on which cast-member is the one getting shit-faced and on what exactly they do on the night. Last year’s version of Romeo and Juliet, which I saw with the Romeo in the drinking-seat, was a hilarious riot. This version of Hamlet, which I saw with Laertes as the drunk, was…well a lot less enjoyable to be honest.
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Isle of Muck had a good deal of promise. The writing had promise, the cast had promise. Unfortunately, I don’t think it managed to deliver on that promise as much as it could have.
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I’m not entirely sure how to explain National Killing Day. It was a bit like The Purge but more bureaucratic and decidedly more British.
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A valiant and committed take on exploring the creator of Sherlock Holmes and the conflicts of reason and logic vs feeling and belief.
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This improv show was…fine? Yes it was fine. There was nothing particularly outstanding nor terrible about it. It does what it sets out to do and does it relatively well, but there’s nothing that makes this show particularly special amongst improv shows.
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This production is great in concept, but perhaps not so much in execution.
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