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The One review

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Ian Cater, Chief Features Writer and Reviewer

Vicky Jones made her name directing the enormously successful Fleabag before writing and directing last year’s Touch.  Both dealt candidly with sex and relationships – themes Jones says are explored even more “brutally” in her first stage play, The One.  

Its initial run went a little under the radar in 2014 despite Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag‘s star, playing Jo – the central role written with her in mind.  Now The One is back at Soho Theatre with a new cast directed by Steve Marmion, and stands out as a powerful and hugely relevant piece of work.

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Category: Theatre
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Good Girl review

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Ian Cater, Chief Features Writer and Reviewer

Naomi Sheldon has announced herself onto the dramatic comedy scene with this impressive debut exploring teenage rage and untreated anxiety.

As a powerful monologue delivered by an assertive, confessional and sexually liberated female lead, Good Girl has inevitably attracted comparisons to Fleabag.  But whereas Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s masterpiece provides a platform for a fully-formed, heavily-flawed, mid-thirties voice, Sheldon’s semi-autobiographical play charts the development of a young woman coming to terms with what society expects of her, namely being a “good girl with neat, little emotions”.

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Category: Comedy
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Chris Gethard: Career Suicide at Soho Theatre until 4th February 2017

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Ian Cater, Chief Features Writer

Gethard’s excellently scripted and painfully honest monologue on depression makes for uncomfortable yet compelling viewing.

“Sometimes people just … break,” says Chris Gethard early on, after explaining that his longstanding issues of anxiety and depression don’t stem from any traumatic childhood experience.  The lights have darkened and his voice has slowed to a standstill.  His glasses near the end of his nose.  His head jerks nervously once, then twice.  “Welcome to a comedy show!”

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Category: Comedy
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Simon Slack: The Fantasist, 8th November 2016 at Soho Theatre

Tonight, actor and comedian Robert Cawsey brings his first full-length solo show – Simon Slack: The Fantasist – to London’s Soho Theatre.  

Ahead of the performance – involving a heady mix of physical comedy, crazy dancing and puppetry – Cawsey chatted to What’s On London about his ‘absurd one-man sketch production in which imagination and reality collide’.

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Category: Comedy