Hex, Trouble in Mind and Bring It On…
Featuring reviews of Hex, Trouble in Mind, Bring It On, The Shark is Broken, A Fight Against, Ocean at the End of the Lane and world premiere of The Da Vinci Code.
Season 2 kicks off with the introduction of Darren Murphy who joins Natalie in the hosting chair. In this exciting opening episode Natalie and Darren explore a diverse range of theatre productions. They kick things off with the bewitching and immersive experience of Hex on the Olivier stage at the National Theatre, a spellbinding journey that combines magic and storytelling in a captivating way written and directed by Rufus Norris and starring Victoria Hamilton-Barritt.
Next on their list and also at the National Theatre, this time on the Dorfman stage is Trouble in Mind, a thought-provoking play that delves into issues of race, identity, and representation in the world of theatre. Prepare to be blown away by the high-energy and exhilarating production of Bring It On at the Southbank Centre, a dazzling musical that combines cheerleading, competition, and infectious music to create a memorable experience. They’ll also dive into the gripping behind-the-scenes story of The Shark in Broken at Ambassadors Theatre, a play that takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the making of the iconic film Jaws.
Get ready for a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of systemic racism in A Fight Against at the Royal Court, a play that tackles important social issues with raw honesty and emotional depth. They’ll also discuss the enchanting and fantastical world of Ocean at the End of the Lane at the Duke of York’s Theatre, a theatrical adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved novel that combines magic, mystery, and coming-of-age themes.
Prepare for an intriguing adventure as they explore The Da Vinci Code at Churchill Theatre Bromley and on tour, a theatrical adaptation of Dan Brown’s bestselling novel that unravels a thrilling mystery through secrets, symbols, and intrigue. Join Natalie and Darren as they share their insights, opinions, and recommendations on these captivating theatre productions. Whether you’re a theatre enthusiast or simply curious about the latest shows, this episode promises to be a thrilling exploration of the vibrant world of performance.