Clare Brennan

Reviews theatre throughout the UK for The Observer

Categories
N/A
Content Types
N/A
More Information
Location|Languages
Publications
N/A

Published Content

297
theguardian.com
Article
All Hands on Deck review – engaging narrowboat drama
August 18, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The week in theatre: The Secret River; La Reprise; 8 Hotels – review
August 11, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The week in theatre: Uncle Vanya; There Is a Light That Never Goes Out; Malory Towers – review
August 3, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The Children review – a toxic past refuses to remain buried
July 28, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Life of Pi review – Martel’s tall tale brought to astonishing life
July 14, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Wrestling the Walrus review – boldness and invention
July 7, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Crooked Dances review – an unfinished fairytale
June 30, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Blithe Spirit review – Richard Eyre's skilfully crafted revival
June 23, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Pictures of Dorian Gray review – too many perspectives
June 9, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Cotton Fingers review – nuanced abortion drama
May 30, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The Duchess (of Malfi) review – critique without context
May 26, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Be My Baby review – poignant, powerful and still pertinent
May 19, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
A Thousand Splendid Suns review – ultimately engaging Hosseini adaptation
May 12, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Lost at Sea review – poignant tribute to Scottish fishing communities
May 5, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Heart of Darkness review – challenging reconstruction of Conrad
April 14, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Local Hero review – musical with a moral heart
March 31, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
God of Chaos review – to delete or not to delete
March 17, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The Last Yankee review – Arthur Miller’s haunting delve into despair
March 10, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The Remains of the Day review – gorgeous but unsubtle
March 3, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Princess and the Hustler review – a crucial slice of black British history
February 24, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
AniMalcom review – faithful adaptation of David Baddiel’s children’s bestseller
February 24, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
random review – debbie tucker green’s knife-crime drama hits home
February 10, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The Worst Witch review – a magical baddie makes the production fly
February 3, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Jack Lear review – Shakespeare gets a gripping sea change
January 27, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
Life By the Throat review – one man’s story of redemption, told by a woman
January 20, 2019
theguardian.com
Article
The week in theatre: Caroline, or Change; Goodnight Mister Tom; Robin Hood – review
December 30, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Producers; Kiss Me, Kate review – rousing goose-stepping and toe tapping
December 16, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Model Apartment review – outrageously funny and breathtakingly horrifying
December 9, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Billionaire Boy review – bring on the Mintybumfresh
December 2, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Maids review – Genet’s poetry breaks free
November 25, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! review – Dario Fo's farce for our times
November 18, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Madness of George III review – Mark Gatiss is sensational
November 11, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Close Quarters review – a brave battle of preconceptions
November 4, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Clear White Light review – Edgar Allen Poe meets the NHS
October 28, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Europe review – David Greig’s Yugoslav war play still resonates
October 21, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Mother Courage and Her Children review – shockingly contemporary
October 14, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Rebus: Long Shadows review – Rankin’s dour detective takes to the stage
September 30, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Steel review – sisters beaten by the system
September 23, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Better Off Dead review – an elegy for the written off
September 16, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Habit of Art review – Alan Bennett’s profound play within a play
September 9, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Huff review – into Canada’s heart of darkness
August 26, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Approach review – a stunning study of everyday relationships
August 19, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Swallows and Amazons review – sadly lacking the magic of the original
August 12, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Joking Apart review – Ayckbourn’s delicate balance
August 5, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Block review – deconstructing city life with dance and acrobatics
July 29, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
a joyful twist on the classic swashbuckler
July 22, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Astley’s Astounding Adventures review – the first circus reimagined
July 15, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
The Reason I Jump review – a revelatory insight into autism
June 17, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Summer Holiday review – a joyous interchange of stage and coach
June 10, 2018
theguardian.com
Article
Happy Days review – a pragmatic rejig
June 3, 2018
Authorship Stats
2Sites297Projects105,027Words
About
Clare Brennan is a writer who has produced content for theguardian.com
Key Phrases
Royal Exchange, Artistic Director, Theatre Company, Alan Bennett, World War, Alan Ayckbourn, Howard Brenton, Live Music, Model Apartment, Press Night
© ClearVoice, Inc.