Tag: The Vaults

  • The Permanent Way, The Vaults

    The Permanent Way, The Vaults

    If the devil’s in the detail, David Hare’s old polemic against Rail Privatisation is a satanic ejaculation.

  • The Crystal Egg, The Vaults

    The Crystal Egg, The Vaults

    Review by Oliver Wake When Charley Wace’s (Des Carney) father dies, drowned in the Thames in mysterious circumstances, he goes to live with his uncle, Mr Cave (Mark Parsons) and his family at Cave’s antiques and curios shop in London’s decrepit Seven Dials. One of his father’s possessions, a seemingly ornamental crystal egg, is passed…

  • King Kong, The Vaults

    King Kong, The Vaults

    Guest Review by Oliver Wake Like its eponymous ape, this King Kong pastiche is a strange beast. Monkey Live’s production doesn’t seem to know whether it’s a string of sketches with common characters linked by a vague plot or a genuine comic play. It falls somewhere between the two. Daniel Clarkson script is slow to…

  • Miss Nightingale, Vaults Theatre

    Miss Nightingale, Vaults Theatre

    Miss Nightingale returns to London after 6 years and many UK tours. Matthew Bugg’s musical sees him play actor, musician, producer, director and composer/lyricist. Is it too many hats for one man to wear or does Mr Bugg manage to get the balance, just right? In this production, everyone is actor-musician, a technique I last…

  • The Great Gatsby – Vault Festival ★★★★★

    The Great Gatsby – Vault Festival ★★★★★

    “Fantastic! Unlike anything I’ve been to before”