Month: April 2015

A Breakfast of Eels (The Print Room, 11th April) and Carmen Disruption (Almeida, 11th April 2015)

Matthew Tennyson as Penrose and Andrew Sheridan as Francis (c) Over a weekend I saw Robert Holman’s A Breakfast of Eels, and Simon Stephens’ Carmen Disruption at the Almeida. The former was on the last day of its run and the latter at the second night preview, but both laid bare the core of the theatre building…

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Oppenheimer (The Swan Theatre and Vaudeville Theatre, 7th March and 4th April)

 “I am lead lined. I am tungsten”. Last time I saw Oppenheimer was the last performance in the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon. This was on the Swan’s thrust stage and when I left the theatre, the stage was covered in chalk and daffodils. Here was another transfer from Stratford that has moved from a thrust to a…

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