thu 24/05/2018

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Ockham's Razor, The Mill, Linbury Studio Theatre

The Mill: 'an excellent corporate teamwork video let loose in too large a theatre opportunity'

Call me old-fashioned, but when a bunch of people have trained in circus and French mime theatre, I’m expecting to be astonished, thoroughly surprised, and occasionally to feel the sweat breaking out on my palms. Can one enjoy circus skills without...

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BlackSkyWhite, Institute of Contemporary Arts

I whizzed back to my previous reviews of BlackSkyWhite when I got home last night to check how much I’d enjoyed them in the past, so disappointing was their offering for the London International Mime Festival, USSR Was Here. Russians have colonised...

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Ockham's Razor, London International Mime Festival

The Mill: Ockham's Razor at work

“Don’t look down,” comes the exhortation from somewhere on the floor. "Look ahead." I am testing out a new bit of kit, a large wooden cylinder encased in a metal frame, suspended via ropes and pulleys from a high ceiling. The diameter is big enough...

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Production Gallery: Ockham's Razor

These photographs shows Ockham's Razor in performance. While there is a fierce kinetic energy to their work, photography captures something of its still beauty. The images come from four shows they have devised and performed on their own - Memento...

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Derevo: Absolute clowns

Clowns are supposed to be chubby, grinning, funny, with anarchic hair and big red noses, like Coco. Or they are Chaplin-types, oppressed little city folk mutely combating the vast machines of the working life. They are not generally shaven-headed...

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