Adam Bloodworth

Adam Bloodworth is a critic with What's On Stage (UK). This account has been auto-generated, and does not indicate that this person is an active member of That said, if you "follow" this member, you will automatically be updated whenever s/he writes a new review.

If you are this critic, please see the instructions on how to add reviews, update your profile, or make changes to your excerpts and scores.

Reviews (3)
Metro (UK)

“To the current US political scene, ‘Network’s’ themes of exploitation in the media make this play as ripely contemporary now as it did then...Cranston’s anthemic, tour-de-force a pronounced study in the internalised chaos of existence...Remarkably ambitious staging...van Hove personally engulfs his audience with technicality that becomes overbearing – spectacular theatre, but invasive, and all-consuming...In the end, it’s a stomach-turning ride.” Full Review

What's On Stage (UK)

for a previous production "Cuddles is less fantasy and more a documentation of disillusionment - and its methods work well. Wilde, like his namesake, is a dab hand at comic one-liners, managing to negotiate comedy and tragedy with force which feels classic in origin...Staging the horror of child imprisonment could so easily misfire, but, despite the conclusion, Wilde largely succeeds. This is thanks to brilliant writing and experimental uses of fantasy - which juggle comedy and tragedy alongside delusion and reality." Full Review

Fest (UK)

for a previous production "'Ross & Rachel' is most troubling and effective when it tackles its subjects hardest...Vevers plays her leads with exasperating passion, though sometimes her shoutiness can work to the detriment of what she is actually trying to say. In these moments, her anger is misplaced. Thankfully, though, 'Ross & Rachel' for the most part unmasks the clichés of marriage. We must be careful what we wish for: for all of its joys, there is work involved in the processes of love." Full Review