Emma John

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Reviews (4)
Zorro (London)
Charing Cross
The Guardian (UK)

The whiff of hamminess is never absent from the Zorro films and here both script and performances are endearingly alive to a sense of the ridiculous...The problem is that, aside from swaggering masculinity, the characters of the duelling antagonists feel more flimsily set up than the plywood facades of a spaghetti western. Full Review

Little Women The Musical
Finsbury Park
The Guardian (UK)

One [of the issues] is the narrative pacing of Allan Knee’s book, which rather strips [Jo's] siblings of any meaningful development. While White does a sterling job ... it’s a shame that we don’t get more of the Little Women. Full Review

Our Generation
Waterloo
The Guardian (UK)

And if the teenagers’ resilience shines through, most heartening of all is the way this magnificent project honours the period of youth it captures on stage: a time of energy, passion, warmth and humour. Full Review

The Guardian (UK)

Vivienne Garnett’s production gives us a hostess who’s trying too hard and lacks any shred of self-awareness, but Kellie Shirley’s Bev veers ... towards a more naturalistic portrayal, and the play lacks some frisson as a result. Full Review