Articles by Tim Macavoy

The Myths of Scottish Culture Explored Through Italian Opera

The Myths of Scottish Culture Explored Through Italian Opera

Rossini's opera La Donna del Lago at the Royal Opera House. | By Tim Macavoy
Vodka, Angst, Vodka: "Sons Without Fathers" Tears The Arcola To Bits

Vodka, Angst, Vodka: "Sons Without Fathers" Tears The Arcola To Bits

Why are angst-ridden guys so hot? Chekhov knows, and he wrote a play about it. | By Tim Macavoy
Arrest Of Ai Wei Wei Is Turned Into Art At Hampstead Theatre

Arrest Of Ai Wei Wei Is Turned Into Art At Hampstead Theatre

Ai Wei Wei's greatest work of art might just have been his own arrest. | By Tim Macavoy
Johan Christensen Steps Into Sergei Polunin's Tights In Midnight Express

Johan Christensen Steps Into Sergei Polunin's Tights In Midnight Express

Even ballet can't save you from a prison sentence. | By Tim Macavoy
The Life And Sort Of Death Of Eric Argyle At Soho Theatre

The Life And Sort Of Death Of Eric Argyle At Soho Theatre

An original play about a book about a life, which might have been better as a book. | By Tim Macavoy
Sexy Physical Chameleon Doctor Brown's Befrdfgth At Soho Theatre

Sexy Physical Chameleon Doctor Brown's Befrdfgth At Soho Theatre

We want to play with Doctor Brown every day please. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: A Guide To Second Date Sex @ Soho Theatre

Theatre Review: A Guide To Second Date Sex @ Soho Theatre

Londonist thinks this is a funny and honest show about sex and dating, but who critiques the critics? | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: Steptoe and Son @ Lyric Hammersmith

Theatre Review: Steptoe and Son @ Lyric Hammersmith

50 years on, the scripts for Steptoe and Son hold up as a tragicomic tale of a father and son who cannot live with or without each other. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time @ Apollo Theatre

Theatre Review: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time @ Apollo Theatre

If Sherlock Holmes and The Count from Sesame Street had a baby... it would want to see this show. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: Paper Dolls @ The Tricycle Theatre

Theatre Review: Paper Dolls @ The Tricycle Theatre

Trans-culturalism. [Noun]. A musical play in London based on a short documentary about a Filipino drag act in Tel Aviv. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: The Paper Cinema's Odyssey @ BAC

Theatre Review: The Paper Cinema's Odyssey @ BAC

An epic journey. Gods. Monsters. Heroes. Paper. Battersea. | By Tim Macavoy
Review: Robert Lepage Playing Cards 1: Spades @ Roundhouse

Review: Robert Lepage Playing Cards 1: Spades @ Roundhouse

Robert Lepage redefines in-the-round theatre with a warlike game of risk. | By Tim Macavoy
Opera Review: La Traviata @ The Coliseum

Opera Review: La Traviata @ The Coliseum

A beautiful opera with a top soprano, but a director who loves curtains too much. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: London Wall @ Finborough Theatre

Theatre Review: London Wall @ Finborough Theatre

This is the first London production of London Wall for 80 years. There may be a reason. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: Cross Purpose @ King's Head Theatre

Theatre Review: Cross Purpose @ King's Head Theatre

We do not recommend this B&B, you're likely to die. The play however is worth a visit - an absurdist classic. | By Tim Macavoy
Theatre Review: So Great A Crime @ Finborough Theatre

Theatre Review: So Great A Crime @ Finborough Theatre

Real life military hero Sir Hector MacDonald had his reputation destroyed by rumours of paedophilia -- but was he guilty? | By Tim Macavoy