Review: Narrative

“Don’t tell me what’s real, I’ll decide what’s real, is that alright?” In a show in which all the actors play versions of themselves in various different situations, Drama Barn’s ‘Narrative’ brings the internet to the theatre and the theatre to the internet, making it a surreal multi-tab experience. There is promise that it will be meta and […]

Interview: 9 Million and Counting

In the run up to the opening of the performances next week, Unknown Magazine checked in with the cast and creators of York’s newest documentary theatre, 9 Million and Counting. Focused on the theme of migration in the light of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, the three verbatim plays present a political and thought-provoking venture […]

Review: Bull

“It’s a difficult thing this, it’s always difficult when faced with the need to downsize, to conduct a cull. To save the species, by which I mean the rest of us…” This vicious comedy is an allegorical deathmatch between business colleagues, full of bizarre power plays and one-upmanship; one of three employees is allegedy going […]

Review: Upstage Theatre’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Directed by Sophie Paterson and performed by Upstage Theatre Company as part of York’s Shakespeare Project, audiences of all ages are welcomed to the Ancient Gower pub in which the tale of Pericles is recounted. The young prince Pericles is forced to flee his city, and travels across seas until he is washed up on […]

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  • Review: Narrative
  • Interview: 9 Million and Counting
  • Review: Bull
  • Review: Upstage Theatre's Pericles, Prince of Tyre
  • Preview: 9 Million and Counting
  • Interview: An Afternoon with Richard Rowan

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