A Dangerous Woman

Flying Fox Edinburgh 49+3 15/08/18 EDINBURGH 49+3 15AUG2018 A Dangerous Woman (theSpace @ Jurys Inn: 6-15th Aug: 21:25: 60 mins) Theatre by Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller “An electric hour of cathartic criminal exuberance.” Editorial Rating: 4 Stars: Outstanding In a luxury suite in a Manchester Hilton sits a delightful collection of unexpected combinations: a silver tray holds strawberries and… Continue reading


Straight Acting Theatre Flaneur 15/02/18 Highly recommended: D’Eon at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester Flaneur Slider, Theatre A powerful central performance, inventive staging, and the tightest of ensembles make Renny Krupinski’s raucous, strident production about a real-life transgender war hero sing, writes Amy Brushfield. An elderly figure, drinking heavily, stalks the stage as the audience enter, accompanied by… Continue reading


Straight Acting Theatre Afronalysis 14/02/18 … FEB 15 2018 1 COMMENT THEATRE REVIEW: D’EON, HOPE MILL THEATRE [d’eon hope mill] D’Eon by Renny Krupinski Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester [14.02.18] A chaise longue beneath which lie endless crumpled bits of paper. A table with yet more crumpled paper, an open bottle of wine and a cork screw.… Continue reading


Straight Acting Theatre British Theatre Guide 15/2/18 British Theatre Guide D’Eon Renny Krupinski The Straight Acting Theatre Company Hope Mill Theatre From 13 February 2018 to 17 February 2018 Review by David Chadderton The latest play from actor, writer, director and fight choreographer Renny Krupinski is a remarkably ambitious sweep through French 18th-century history with a… Continue reading


Straight Acting Theatre North West End 14/02/18 D’Eon – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester Hope Mill Theatre, D’Eon Straight Acting Theatre Company Upon entering Hope Mill Theatre the audience are greeted by a pianist, a chaise longue, an armchair and a table and chair with loads of crumpled up pieces of paper. It appears as if… Continue reading


Straight Acting Theatre Manchester Theatre Awards 18/2/18 D’Eon Renny Krupinski Straight Acting Theatre Company Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester 13 February 2018 to 17 February 2018 Plays by Renny Krupinski raise certain expectations – that there will be a degree of psychological complexity and confident physical direction.  However, one did not anticipate that Krupinski would devise… Continue reading


Straight Acting Theatre Trip Adviser 16/02/18 Steve P Reviewed 3 days ago Really great venue and a fantastic play D’Eon I saw a matinee performance of D’Eon. Absolutely brilliant play and production. One of the best things I have seen in a long time. Imaginative, a gripping true tale and one of the best female… Continue reading

Who do you call?

D’Eon Traverse,Edinburgh The Scotsman 26/11/10 Who will ensure that the swordplay in your production of The Three Musketeers is authentic? There’s only one man to call 12:18Friday 26 November 201016:59Saturday 27 November 2010 IT’S ONE thing the Traverse deciding to put on a non-festive family show at Christmas. And it’s one thing getting acclaimed playwright… Continue reading

Katie Crowder

Oldham Coliseum Downstagecentre 8th September 2015 KATIE CROWDER – Theatre ☆☆☆☆4 SHOWING FROM – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 THROUGH TILL SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 OLDHAM COLISEUM – OLDHAM Gill Whalley | Tuesday, September 8, 2015 [Katie Crowder reviewed by Gill Whalley on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 for Downstage Centre] Complex and confused frustrations come to light in ‘Katie Crowder’ at… Continue reading

ABC of emotions, power and energy

Oldham Coliseum Oldham Chronicle 17th September 2015 ABC of emotions, power and energy Reporter: Paul Genty Date online: 17 September 2015 THE ALPHABET GIRL, Oldham Coliseum Studio, to Saturday IT’S quite a culture shock, moving from Tuesday night’s mightily impressive but emotionally cold epic, “Dead Dog in a Suitcase”, to this one-woman, one-hour, all-emotion tour… Continue reading