A Guide for the Homesick: Theatre Review

I had NO idea what A Guide for the Homesick was about – I literally went to see it because I knew I would see Douglas Booth in the intimate space of Trafalgar Studios’ Studio 2.

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Why you should catch Vanessa Kirby’s performance in Julie in cinemas

Vanessa Kirby‘s run in the National Theatre’s Julie ended last weekend, but I would highly recommend you catch it when it screens in cinemas over September and October, because her performance is incredible.

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The Lieutenant of Inishmore: Theatre Review

Most people would assume I booked tickets to see The Lieutenant of Inishmore purely because of Aidan Turner, and while the star casting is usually the main reason for my theatre trips, this time I was more there for Martin McDonagh‘s writing, as I loved his scripts for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and In Bruges and wanted to check out his stage work.

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Theatre Review: Orlando Bloom is the weakest link in Killer Joe 

Orlando Bloom was one of the main reasons I booked tickets to see Killer Joe – besides really liking the Matthew McConaughey-starring film – but his performance was the one I ended up watching the least because he was easily outshone by everyone else.

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John Boyega in Woyzeck: Theatre Review

As a fan of Star Wars and therefore John Boyega, I had to go and check out Woyzeck, which is currently showing at London’s Old Vic. He puts in a decent performance and proves he can do stage acting too but I wouldn’t recommend the play itself.

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Theatre Review

I don’t always do theatre reviews because I don’t really consider myself well-versed in this area but I know a good performance when I see one and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? boasts not one but four. So of course I had to write a gushing post.

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Speech and Debate: Theatre Review

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Patsy Ferran, Douglas Booth & Tony Revolori

I bought tickets to Speech and Debate solely because of Douglas Booth but during the show, I soon forgot about him in favour of Patsy Ferran, who was the star of the show.

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Billie Piper in Yerma: Theatre Review

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I saw Yerma more than a week ago and I haven’t been able to write a review until now because I was so blown away by it. I didn’t know what to say except ‘wow’, which is hardly the basis of an articulate review so I hung around until I could formulate my thoughts.

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Romeo and Juliet: Theatre Review

CREDIT: JOHAN PERSSON

CREDIT: JOHAN PERSSON

I have never seen Romeo and Juliet on the stage, which may be considered some type of crime for an avid theatregoer like me. So what better introduction than a production starring the gorgeous Lily James and Richard Madden, who recently worked together on Disney’s Cinderella?

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Gemma Arterton pulls out of Nell Gwynn performance

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I’ve just got back from seeing Nell Gwynn. Last year I saw Gemma Arterton in Made in Dagenham and she was fantastic so I booked my ticket excited to see her onstage again. So imagine my disappointment when I arrived to discover that the actress was sick that night and would not be performing.

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