Promendade livestream version of Victor Hugo's classic uses its location to great effect
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Looking back – 2022 (Part 3 – Live theatre)
A top ten (plus a few extras) of live shows reviewed in 2022
Press/Harry’s Christmas (Review)
Journalistic nefariousness and loneliness at Christmas - a powerful pair of solo performances in a self created double bill
Dog/Actor (Review – Onstage)
A memorably intense evening about a pair of damaged souls struggling with "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune"
Stephen Smith – Back On The Road
A preview of Threedumb Theatre's touring show Dog/Actor playing across the summer
The Black Cat (Online review)
As this production is revived via The Space it has been named as a finalist in no less than three OnComm categories for Off West End’s online theatre awards
During the development of digital theatre over the course of the last twelve months there have been many attempts to innovate within this new art form. What started out as a group of people sitting at home reading a script on screen soon became passe and theatre makers started to look for new angles such as adding costumes, props and background scenery. Immersive and interactive events presented online have become popular and broadcasts from empty theatres have been attempted with varying degrees of success. Above all the worlds of film and theatre have gradually started to merge until in productions such as The Picture Of Dorian Gray the two have become almost indistinguishable. Right at the forefront of the innovation throughout has been Threedumb Theatre, which has been perfecting its own signature style and whose latest piece The Black Cat opened last night.
This is the fourth in their growing…
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