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‘Rush’ at the Space: Reveries of the Disconnected Mind

SEEN has been fortunate enough to see some cracking fringe theatre lately, most recently RUSH written and directed by Tiwalade Ibirogba-Olulode in her directorial debut at the Space. Taking as its theme the anxiety and depression engendered by the digital age and the relentless need for connection that predominates modern life (particularly for young people), …

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Paterson Joseph brings Sancho: An Act Of Remembrance to Wilton’s Music Hall

SEEN loves Wilton’s Music Hall. It’s often a film set, venue for so much more than theatre and always staging provocative and thought-provoking work. Following an international tour, Wilton’s Music Hall will host the London premiere of Sancho: An Act Of Remembrance, acclaimed actor Paterson Joseph’s one-man play that tells the extraordinary unknown story of …

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Gag House Comedy Festival @ The Union Theatre

SEEN is looking forward to witnessing the Gag House Comedy Festival in its debut year Gag House Comedy have gone all out in securing a week’s programme of comedy that is not to be missed. The Gag House Comedy Festival runs from Monday to Saturday, July 23 to 28 at one of London’s most popular …

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‘Secret Life of Humans’ at New Diorama – SEEN reviews

You always know when you’ve seen some excellent theatre – you keep thinking about it on the way home and the next day, and the day after that… SEEN certainly feels that way about ‘Secret Life of Humans’ currently on at the New Diorama Theatre. I am old enough to have seen the play’s subject …

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An Evening of Meat: a taste of Feminine mystery

You will know, dear readers, how tireless SEEN is in her search for new and exciting destinations in London. Indeed, the whole city resembles a vast buffet from which the discerning visitor can pick anything that takes their fancy. This ambience certainly resonates at ‘An Evening of Meat’ currently taking place at The Vaults in …

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Secret Life of Humans Set for London Premiere

In 1949, Dr Jacob Bronowski installs a secret, alarmed room in his house. Fifty years later his grandson discovers his secrets, unearthing his explosive role in twentieth century history, and its ripples throughout six million years of human history… One of SEEN’s favourite fringe theatre venues, New Diorama Theatre is proud to present the London …

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A Call to Arms: Kandinsky’s Trap Street at New Diorama

Leave it to Kandinsky Theatre Company and New Diorama to create a piece that is achingly relevant to the present housing crisis – and SEEN does not use those words lightly. Trap Street (itself a cartographic term for non-existent roads) depicts a council estate erected in the sixties only to find itself outdated and about …

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Skylight’s New Summer Season

SEEN always likes a jaunt out to the East of London and especially enjoys new and unusual venues. It’s good to see alternative spaces opening up such as Skylight at Tobacco Dock in Wapping. We went twice last year in Summer and Winter and the venue adapted splendidly to the weather conditions – spacious and …