The buzz on RAGNAROK

The buzz on RAGNAROK

Here is just a sample of the social media feedback on Eastern Angles most recent show RAGNAROK, which finished its short run at the The Hush House, Bentwaters on 28th September. You can read the reviews of the show here. On Eastern Angles facebook site Luke Stokes said: It’s an incredible show Nick Lingard added … Continue reading

Wild Duck at the Barbican

Wild Duck at the Barbican

Back to the Barbican (I’d been there last Sunday when a power outtage had caused the cancellation of British Sea Power’s brass band collaboration) for the International Ibsen Season, and Belvoir Sydney version of The Wild Duck.  Here’s what I scribbled on the train back…. Just occasionally a piece of theatre picks you up by the … Continue reading

From my Spill Festival Notebook, day 1

From my Spill Festival Notebook, day 1

I’d seen Ray Lee’s SIRENS before (the work premiered in 2004) but I wasn’t quite prepared for how overwhelming the piece would be in a former church. There is something quirkily Gilbert and George about the set up. Two men, high priests of sound and motion, in almost identical grey suits studiously play with sound … Continue reading

Jekyll or Hyde – digital theatre screenings

The debate over the Jekyll and Hyde potential of digital screenings has been gathering pace recently.  On the eve of the UK Theatre / ITC Digital Forum I’ve been wondering is it time for the live performance equivalent of the Independent Cinema Office?   Live screenings are becoming an increasingly important part of the programming … Continue reading

The Ragnarok reviews are coming in…

The Ragnarok reviews are coming in…

The reviews for Eastern Angles Ragnarok are starting to come in. Michael Gray’s Theatre Blog calls the show ‘a thrilling triumph of theatricality with a breathtaking finale, where the future is foretold’. Libby Purves on her review site agrees…. ‘it rolls along to a spectacular final doom with flame and shocks’ Exeunt Magazine’s Jack Ford … Continue reading

A twitter review on Ragnarok

A twitter review on Ragnarok

Our official media reviews of Eastern Angles Ragnarok are due in next week, but ahead of this the BBC’s Jon Wright posted a twitter review of Ragnarok, you can read it in full below:- So quick twitter review of @easternangles #Ragnorok: there's a trailer here to set the scene http://t.co/AJjt5hxct5 — Jon Wright (@JournoJon) September … Continue reading

Ragnarok – the previews

Ragnarok – the previews

There has been a flurry of press interest in Eastern Angles next show, RAGNAROK, which starts previewing on Thursday 11 September (details here). Ragnarok featured in The Guardian Guide’s theatre pick of the weeks this weekend. (6 September) and the show also featured in The Guardians Top Tickets for the week (see here). Ragnarok details … Continue reading

Ragnarok and Eastern Angles – whats the connection?

Ragnarok and Eastern Angles – whats the connection?

As opening night of Ragnarok moves ever closer it seems an obvious moment to reflect on just why Eastern Angles are doing a show about the Norse, or Northern, Gods.  Here’s our artistic director Ivan… Or – for another take – here’s John O’Farrell, in his rather irreverant, utterly impartial history of Britain. It was … Continue reading