Three Eggs by Mike Snelle
June 12, 2011 – 11:00 am | No Comment

The three eggs were the palest of blues, almost white, and were freckled unevenly with tiny brown specks. They were the most beautiful things Thomas had ever held in his hands. He had seen plenty …

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FLIP SEAT FRINGE – RECLINING NUDE WITH BLACK STOCKINGS
September 13, 2010 – 12:51 pm | No Comment

by Adam E. Smith

Although Egon Schiele was one of the twentieth century’s most daring and influential artists, you could be forgiven for knowing little about him. Eclipsed by his master Gustav Klimt …

FLIP SEAT FRINGE – THE MADDENING RAIN
September 3, 2010 – 2:45 pm | No Comment
FLIP SEAT FRINGE – THE MADDENING RAIN

by Adam Smith
It is only a matter of time before ITV1 produces a limp feature-length drama following the life of a City trader through the banking crisis. There may even be a West End …

FLIP SEAT FRINGE – SLAPDASH AT THE OLD VIC TUNNELS
July 26, 2010 – 11:03 am | No Comment
FLIP SEAT FRINGE – SLAPDASH AT THE OLD VIC TUNNELS

Although south of the river, the Old Vic is an establishment theatre, staging top revivals and adding a dazzle of well-funded glamour to the Southbank. But just recently it has branched out into the avant …

FLIP SEAT FRINGE – ROMEO AND JULIET
June 7, 2010 – 10:26 am | No Comment
FLIP SEAT FRINGE – ROMEO AND JULIET

by Adam E. Smith
The basement at the Leicester Square Theatre has been transformed into a cheap garden centre. Black and white chessboard lino, limp hanging plants and a trickling water feature decorate the tiny space. …

FLIP SEAT FRINGE – Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat and Eschara
April 9, 2010 – 5:00 am | One Comment
FLIP SEAT FRINGE – Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat and Eschara

Review by Adam Smith at the Union Theatre
While the political and moral merits of the so-called war on terror still inspire fierce argument, one gain is undisputed: the controversial conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have …

FLIP SEAT FRINGE – MANOR AT THE TRISTAN BATES THEATRE
March 26, 2010 – 6:18 am | No Comment
FLIP SEAT FRINGE – MANOR AT THE TRISTAN BATES THEATRE

At the corrupt, blood-drenched core of a decent gangster story there has to be a tragedy. Tragedy is in the very nature of the genre, just as power is the life-force of a respected gangster. Manor …

ADAM SMITH – FLIP SEAT FRINGE
February 15, 2010 – 4:56 pm | No Comment
ADAM SMITH – FLIP SEAT FRINGE

The Hostage
At the Southwark Playhouse until 20 February
Some plays are tightly constructed, pinned together with careful dialogue that is as focused as a pious monk on a Sunday. I have often considered this kind of …