Tag Archives: Jodine Muir

March 21

The Realistic Joneses – Will Eno and the absurdist language game. (Theatre Review)

  The Realistic Jonses Patina Productions at Limelight on Oxford 13-30 March. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley It was Wittgenstein who said ‘A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.’ It is this idea that occurs when watching The Realistic Joneses, a Will Eno play directed […]

May 02

Plaything – Simon Dodd and the ultimate theatre of the absurd piss-take. (Theatre Review)

  If there is one thing I regret about Simon Dodd’s Plaything, it is that it was only on for two nights at the Sydney Comedy Festival. So by the time of this review, all opportunities to see it will have been exhausted… that is, of course, until the next time it will be performed, because […]

November 25

Dying for It – Nikolai Erdman is remembered through Moira Biffini and New Theatre (Theatre Review)

“You can’t sentence a man to live.” “Why not?  He deserves it!” There are times when absurdist satire becomes prolific due to control by an oppressive regime and there are times when the regime is successful in stamping out its influence, a case in point being Nikolai Erdman, an enormous Russian talent built belonging to […]