Posts Tagged ‘DV8’

Review – Behind the Beautiful Forevers / John, National Theatre

Saturday 22 November 2014

GE DIGITAL CAMERAMisery time at the National.

Just think, you could go and see a matinee of Behind the Beautiful Forevers and John in the evening and come out feeling thoroughly depressed. For that would be the better way round; the latter is shorter than the former’s Act 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Review – Can We Talk About This?, National Theatre

Wednesday 14 March 2012

Imagine Louie Spence dropping acid and appearing on the Question Time panel.

An alarming prospect isn’t it? Not entirely beyond the realm of possibility; that well-known political commentator and sometime pop star Will Young made another appearance on the show last week. Not that we’re suggesting either of them would ever ‘drop acid’ or whatever the it is the young people tune in with these days.

But it might give you a flavour of what to expect should you see Can We Talk About This? (currently taking up a brief residency at the National Theatre) which sees dancers speaking the verbatim dialogue of others whilst hopping about and stretching their bodies into peculiar shapes. Read the rest of this entry »