Tag: Tristan Bates Theatre

News: Sari The Whole Five Yards premieres as part of Camden Fringe Festival

News: Sari The Whole Five Yards premieres as part of Camden Fringe Festival

Sari: The Whole Five Yards is a play about a 62-year-old woman who reclaims her life after 40 years of living a life of pretence.

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Interview: Emma Packer, “There’s a lot of pressure on society for women to be perfect”

Interview: Emma Packer, “There’s a lot of pressure on society for women to be perfect”

After a successful run at the Camden People’s Theatre in 2016, CTRL+ALT+DELETE by Emma Packer returns as part of FIRST Festival of Solo Performance 2017 at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Exploring the myth that mothers are all-loving and protective of their children, which serves to isolate us from the truth and the harsh realities of life, the show suggests that maybe things aren’t as they first appear.

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Review: London-Paris-Roam!

Review: London-Paris-Roam!

Also published by A Younger Theatre


Tokyo; Rome; Paris; London, Sarah Tullamore sure gets around. After 22 years living in Paris, she has decided to up sticks again, to who knows where. She’s a “Woman Of A Certain Age” without any of the clichés expected of her – no partner, kids nor house in the suburbs (she may have the latter, she never actually mentions a purchased domicile one way or the other). Except, the show London-Paris-Roam! is itself one big cliché. It’s pleasant enough, but it’s also cabaret, Disney, a bit Broadway and ultimately a fairly typical tale that doesn’t quite go anywhere. The irony in a static tale about moving countries is self-evident.

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