Through His Teeth / Time Out

“set designer Becs Andrews’s back-wall video screen displaying CCTV footage of terrorist action adds to the climate of anxiety” Jonathan Lennie Read review in full

Through His Teeth / The Guardian

‘The musical-dramatic pacing is swift and almost cinematic – an aspect reinforced by the use of screens with multiple CCTV images placed at the back of the stage, which show us the physical ambience of each scene. Sam Meech’s videos . . .

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Through His Teeth / Whats On Stage

“An unqualified success, Through His Teeth looks set to become a modern classic, and is certainly the most ambitious and successful of recent new operas that have been seen on the London stage. “Indeed it’s a long time since a . . .

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Through His Teeth / Intermezzo

“Lightning wig and wardrobe changes enable Victoria Simmons to play interviewer, sister and fellow victim – each role musically delineated with precision…If there’s one thing you need to see this week, this is it.” Read review in full

Romeo and Juliet / The Guardian

“Full of light, colour, movement and music, Ben Power’s cut-down National theatre version of the tale of star-crossed lovers adds to a growing trend in taking Shakespeare for children and family audiences more seriously than before. If the show is good . . .

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Romeo and Juliet / Time Out

“This hour-long young person’s version of Shakespeare’s great romantic tragedy falls squarely into the ‘triumph’ box, a stripped down touring production that’s still so audaciously visual as to keep young audiences hooked even if blank verse isn’t their thing. Condensed . . .

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Faster / Telegraph

“Faster, the triple bill’s main event, is a new piece by David Bintley – an Olympic-year tribute to the sporting spirit – with a driving, pumping, excitable new score by Matthew Hindson. The work looks fantastic, with the 21 dancers . . .

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Faster / The Arts Desk

“Faster fields dancers very fetchingly clothed in skin-tight sports outfits by the new young designer Becs Andrews, attractive takes on gymwear, swimwear, cycling bodysuits, basketball sweats and track athletes’ two-pieces, with a lot of long beautiful legs and washboard stomachs . . .

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