Day One Theatre’s No Exit: Theatre Review

“Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit Expectations: 3/5 Reality: 4/5 Chronic Illness Friendly: 3/5 – the performance itself was very suitable for those with sensory issues, although the lack of interval may be […]

What We Wished For: Sheffield Crucible Theatre

I reviewed this performance for Broadway World UK: read my critical review here! Expectations: 2.5/5 Reality: 4/5 Chronic Illness Friendly: 4.5/5 – No strobe lights! One flickery lighting moment with torches, and one jumpy moment. Aside from that, this one’s a nice, safe choice for those with chronic illnesses/sensory issues. I absolutely loved being back […]

Gypsy (Pick Me Up Theatre): Theatre Review

Expectations: 2.5/5 Reality: 3/5 Chronic Illness Friendly: 4/5 (strobe/flashing lights, but not as many as in the West End version!) So here’s the thing. I never saw the West End version of Gypsy in person, but watching the recorded version on TV (Live from the Savoy Theatre, 2015) was damn near a religious experience for me. I […]

Everything Is Possible: The York Suffragettes – Theatre Review

I reviewed this show for Broadway World UK. You can read my official review here, but for a more personal, chatty review, keep on reading… Expectations: 3.5/5 Reality: 4.5/5 Chronic Illness Friendly: 2/5 Everything Is Possible is a powerful piece of community theatre. Whilst I admit having my reservations at first, by the ending I […]