Favourite shows of 2018

As I ended up seeing more different shows than last year (and almost as many in total, thanks to some repeat visits), I decided enough was enough – it’s finally time to branch out from the weird top 12 idea. Beginning with a short list of around 40 (admittedly this doesn’t sound very short), I […]

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Cold Chips

Following on from its short-form showcase as part of 143 in May, Tiny Theatre Company return to Theatre N16 with a full-length version of Isabelle Stokes’ play¬†Cold Chips. Directed by company co-founder Alexandra Brailsford, this 60-minute two-hander is a story of love, friendship and loss in the 21st century – there may be loneliness and […]

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Before 30

Following on from hit plays Flood and Contactless, Tom Hartwell returns with a brand new one-man show, Before 30; it stars Hartwell himself, and is on a strictly limited run at Theatre N16. Charting a year in the life of a man on the cusp of losing his twentysomething status, Before 30 gets to grips […]

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143 (2018)

Theatre N16 left its last home of The Bedford pub at the end of last year, and has now found a new space Styx, an arts space in Tottenham with both outdoor and indoor facilities. My first visit to these premises was for Tiny Theatre Company’s debut production,¬†143: one writer, four actors, three plays. The […]

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