Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein was revolutionary in its time; written just over 200 years ago by an 18-year-old, it set the parameters for the horror genre. It continues to shock even now, remaining a cultural reference that is immediately recognisable to all. To celebrate the bicentenary of its initial conception, last year Blackeyed Theatre Company débuted […]

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The Great Gatsby

This weekend I continued my foray into a variety of theatre, and satisfied my thirst for all things twenties, by heading over to Greenwich Theatre for Blackeyed Theatre’s production of The Great Gatsby. What was immediately noticeable on entering the auditorium was the striking minimalism of the set. Victoria Spearing‘s design manages to encapsulate every […]

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