Tag Archives: Daniela Giorgi

May 14

The Poor Kitchen – A vibrant taste of Italy on Oxford Street. (Theatre Review)

The Poor Kitchen Patina Productions and Limelight on Oxford Limelight Downstairs 8-26 May You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley It was Camus who said “Living naturally is never easy.” Or as Elle (Amy Victoria Brooks) cries in The Poor Kitchen “What is this? Scooby Doo?” Daniela Giorgi has a talent for retaining […]

May 04

The Poor Kitchen: Lisa chat’s with Daniela Giorgi (Theatre Interview)

The Poor Kitchen Limelight on Oxford, Limelight Downstairs 8 – 26 May. You can grab your tickets here. Of all the things I would like to inherit in my life, an olive farm in Italy rates around the top. Raised on A Room With A View, I became addicted to E.M. Forster sweetened by a […]

March 08

Seed Bomb – Daniela Giorgi and an alternative to Capitalism. (Theatre Review)

Seed Bomb Subtlenuance for Fresh Works ar 505Theatre. March 5 – 9 You can grab your tickets here. It was Mark Fisher who noted “it is easier to imagine an end to the world than an end to Capitalism.” This has been the cry of leftist intellectuals for the last twenty years or so – […]

April 21

Shut Up and Drive; or Sex, Liberty and the Automobile – Love and Lust with our cars. (Theatre Review)

Shut Up And Drive; or Sex, Liberty and the Automobile Subtlenuance in associatin with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company. 9-23 April, King Cross Theatre. You can grab your tickets here.    “After being bombarded endlessly by road-safety propaganda it was almost a relief to find myself in an actual accident.” Crash (J.G. Ballard) Shut Up And Drive […]

February 09

The Poor Kitchen – Nostalgia and the power of observational blindness. (Theatre Review)

The Poor Kitchen Old 505 Theatre, now at 5 Eliza Newtown, 2-6 February At the time of publishing this review, the run is complete. For more info and possibly other performances, pop in here. It is the sluggish habit of most countries to use nostalgia to evoke a naivete that reduces our engagement with the present. […]

March 17

And Now To Bed – Subtelnuance talks about sex, bay-bee. (Theatre Review)

And Now To bed Subtelnuance Theatre Company Level 4, The Kings Cross Hotel. You can grab your tickets here. One of my ex’s was terrified of sex. Not just sex with me (!) but of the devouring intimacy of it, the reckless feeling of being out of control and the teetering on an abyss that […]

August 12

Friday – Daniela Giorgi and the tragic giggle that is politics in a democracy. (theatre review)

Politics was so much more interesting in the 1960’s and 1970’s because it was deep and complex. Communism, like a powerful opposition, offered genuine and radical solutions to the problems of the post-industrial age.  When you fought over red wine and Camembert, beer and snags or rice and beans with your neighbor, the arguments outweighed […]