Tag Archives: Limelight on Oxford

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 05

Joseph K – Secret House repurpose The Trial for a modern take. (Theatre Review)

Joseph K Secret House with Limelight on Oxford 1-18 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley Currently, it is presumed, Kafka’s work exists outside of any attempt to impose meaning despite his works being remarkably suggestive texts. Not quite symbolic, not quite surreal, not quite absurd, his writings are the sort that […]

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 […]

April 21

How To Change the World and Make Bank Doing it – The bloodsport of charity fundrasing. (Theatre Review)

How to Change the World and Make Bank Doing It Limelight on Oxford 17 – 27 April. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Sam Lax It’s difficult for those of us constantly coming up with new ways of avoiding the “commission monkey” in the shopping mall to understand how this form of fundraising works, […]

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 […]

February 03

Dorian Gray Naked – The sublime death of reason. (Theatre Review)

Dorian Gray Naked Popinjay Productions with Limelight on Oxford 30 Jan – 16 Feb. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley For Wilde, and other strong thinkers of his ilk like Derrida and Foucault, Western reason is identified with an oppressive and totalitarian way of life and a sociocultural imperialism in which reason […]

January 21

Trainspotting – Stellar production reignites the novel over the film. (Theatre Review)

Trainspotting 16-26 January 2019 Limelight on Oxford – You can grab your tickets here.  Production Shots: Emma Wright In contemporary zeitgeist, Trainspotting has come to define the generation after its characters and their relationship to the Danny Boyle film. See this exemplified in book tours Irvine Welsh makes alongside Chuck Palahniuk whose epic tome Fight […]

January 07

Fool For Love – Freedom from the father (Theatre Review)

Fool for Love Patina Productions Limelight on Oxford 2-12 January You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley Locating Sam Shepard’s Fool For Love in time and psychological context is a complex matter. The themes of Fool For Love and others in his Family Quintet are universal: the outer landscapes imposition upon the inner world; […]

October 21

Giving up the Ghost – Rivka Hartman and the final assist for our loved ones. (Theatre Review)

Giving up the Ghost pop Up Theatre Productions Limelight on Oxford 17 October – 3 November You can grab your tickets here. ‘Complicated’ is surely the best way to describe the range of emotions patient and family members go through when a terminally ill member has requested assisted suicide. Conversation in advance is suggested as […]