Lorna Irvine

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Reviews (2)
70
The List

for a previous production "Burke's broken cabaret gal may of course call to mind Sally Bowles, but she's mostly compelling on her own terms...There is a slight problem in the production's structure – leaving the audience uncertain whether it's a song cycle or cabaret, and their initial response is a little tentative. However, once it thaws, the show sparks to life…Burke and Atkins ultimately succeed in a heartfelt and stylish show which is as intelligent as it is decadent." Full Review

70
Edinburgh Festivals

for a previous production "There's a lot of superb writing here…Lyons and Forrester as Harry and Saoirse have real chemistry, and some hilarious and touching scenes...But underneath there is a sense of little more than an Adam and Eve for the post-rave generation, and a clichéd warning to avoid the temptress. The volte face feels a little forced and paints the duo's respective denouements into a corner. Nonetheless, 'Yokes Night' is a seething play with two superbly judged performances, and a lot of style." Full Review