Author Archives: jsaedwards

About jsaedwards

Jessica Edwards is a young director and recent graduate of Oxford University. She works with new theatre company Flipping the Bird (go and see www.flippingthebird.co.uk). She is also a playwright, blogger and graphic designer.

REVIEW: The Engineer’s Thumb at Little Angel Theatre

This article was first published on A Younger Theatre. To see the original review, please click here. Dotted Line Theatre’s The Engineer’s Thumb appears as part of the Firsts Festival, a season of puppetry premiers by emerging companies. It is produced … Continue reading

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G/K SERIES

Mixed media (collage). Snips from Jacques and quotes from Kirkegaard.

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REVIEW: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner at the Old Vic Tunnels

This article was first published on A Younger Theatre. To see the original review, please click here. Fiona Shaw performing The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: arguably, two national treasures sharing the stage at the Old Vic Tunnels. Having seen … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Everyday Maps For Everyday Use at the Finborough

This article was first published on A Younger Theatre. To see the original review, please click here. Everyday Maps for Everyday Use contains moments of brilliance. As part of the Papatango New Writing Festival, inevitably the writing is offered up … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Cul-de-Sac at Theatre503

This article was first published on A Younger Theatre. To see the original review, please click here. Cul-De-Sac, the first play from stand-up comic Matthew Osborn is not the sort of show you’d usually expect to see at Theatre503. Plumbing … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Lot and his God at the Print Room

This article was first published on A Younger Theatre. To see the original review, please click here. “I came to the city. I saw the people were filthy. And those who were not filthy were still filthy.” Howard Barker’s visceral … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Uncle Vanya at the Noel Coward

This article was first published on A Younger Theatre. To see the original review, please click here. It’s rare to see a completely astounding production. But Rimas Tuminas’s production for Vakhtangov Theatre is exactly that – Uncle Vanyaas you’ve never … Continue reading

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