Review: Chronos @ Basic Space ****

The first person narrative is one that creates a unique relationship between audience and character. Putting the reader, watcher or player in their shoes (and even mind), it creates a connection and level of intimacy unparalleled. Some theatre has tapped into the potential of this genre: in Secret Cinema, you are immersed in a world and assigned a character, interacting with actors in other roles. This, however, is often within … Continue reading Review: Chronos @ Basic Space ****

Interview: Nick Saunders & Grace Cook (cmd+shift)

“People come in really knowing not much at all other than that they’re going to be by themselves…” It’s a bold move for an immersive show: staging a story to just one audience member at a time. As Director Nick Saunders put it, it could have been ‘commercial suicide!’ Such is the experience which cmd+shift sets out to create with their new show Chronos which features as part of the Basic … Continue reading Interview: Nick Saunders & Grace Cook (cmd+shift)