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The Gap in the Light at the New Diorama Theatre: SEEN Reviews

SEEN loves immersive theatre, particularly with horror elements and couldn’t wait to see The Gap in the Light at the New Diorama Theatre up near Great Portland Street. All audience members were informed by one of the cast that the auditorium would be plunged into darkness. Indeed we tried it before the performance. It was unsettling but a totally justified effect given the subject matter of the play.

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The Black Cat Cabaret and Between the Sheets at Underbelly

SEEN is a huge fan of the Underbelly Festival, currently wowing visitors on Southbank until September. Comedy, cabaret, burlesque and entertainment take place amid bustling street food stalls, bars and a relaxing chill-out space right next to the river and the cultural haven that is the Southbank Centre. Two of the cabaret acts appearing there this year are The Black Cat Cabaret and Between the sheets.

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Mystery Meat Comedy Night at the Rosemary Branch Theatre

SEEN does love her job: to boldly go and discover new things in London that you might enjoy. Last night she ventured to the Rosemary Branch Theatre by the canal in Hackney, there to sample the delights of an immersive comedy experience called ‘Mystery Meat’. As you enter the auditorium you are bidden to choose a red, green or yellow sticker to wear, indicating your willingness to participate in the evening’s schenanigans…

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Psychological Horror Play ‘The Gap in the Light’ Plunges the New Diorama Theatre into Darkness…

SEEN is all agog: one week today, Engineer Theatre Collective, who have turned heads and earned critical praise for bringing real-life issues to the stage in verbatim, Lecoq-influenced human dramas, will turn their attention to a brand new genre, psychological horror, with their latest production The Gap in the Light, which premieres at New Diorama in May and will run from the 2nd – 27th May 2017.

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Camp Getaway: Join John Waters

Yes, SEEN knows you read it for London-based events but come on, the Pope of Trash himself in a John Waters themed weekend! This September 22nd – 24th pack up your troubles in your old kit bag, book your air ticket for America and revel in the company of the King of Bad Taste as he reads from one of his own books, hosts a costume contest, a dance party, a one-man show, a q + a session and all the other things that Summer Camp is famous for. Guests will leave with an autographed copy of John Waters’ latest book, Make Trouble.

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Barbican: Being Ruby Rich

Housed within London’s premier cultural centre, Barbican Cinema, in collaboration with Club des Femmes and in association with Birkbeck College, is delighted to announce Being Ruby Rich – a unique series of screenings and events hosted by feminist writer, critic and academic B. Ruby Rich.