Review: Trainspotting (King’s Head Theatre)

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SheSeesStars: ★★★★☆

I wanted to get tickets for this show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last August, but was too slow off the mark (it sold out). I’d also missed it during a run at the King’s Head last year, so I was happy to hear it was returning to the Islington venue. Whilst I was under no illusion this would be a ‘pleasant’ night at the theatre, I was sure it would be an experience…

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Review (ish): You Me Bum Bum Train (former Foyles bookshop, London)

SheSeesStars: ★★★★★

you-me-bum-bum-train-logoI’ve been aware of You Me Bum Bum Train since its first London incarnation in 2012, which was both wildly popular and totally impossible to get a ticket for. I somehow missed the news that the show was returning to London, but happened upon a tweet a couple of weeks ago saying the show was extending through November and was operating a ballot for tickets. Thinking ‘there’s no harm in trying’ but never for a minute imagining my name would be drawn (apparently 80,000 people tried to get tickets for the 2012 production), I entered my details and then pretty much forgot about it. That is until I received an email entitled ‘Congratulations’…

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