Paradise London Reviews and Tickets

(1 Rating)
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Confusing, Modern, Self-indulgent, Brisk

About the Show

An all-female cast bring Greek legend to life as revenge and escape vie for an outcast's attention.

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120 Reviews | 12 Followers
Self-indulgent, Confusing, Brisk, Modern

See it if you enjoy modernised retelling of Greek myths.

Don't see it if you like cohesive plays that flow and make sense, as this one has too many random bits thrown into it. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

Time Out London
August 13th, 2021

But I couldn’t find much of an emotional way into Ian Rickson’s production via its leads – thank the (Olympian) gods for the chorus then...Tempest and Rickson’s oft-whimsical reimagining of it tends to add to the strangeness rather than subtract from it.
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The Guardian (UK)
August 12th, 2021

But it all feels too much, too big and too messy, with frustrating longueurs. Like the figure at its heart, Paradise is fatally flawed, but heroic none the less.
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August 12th, 2021

Lesley Sharp gives a towering performance as the abandoned war veteran at the heart of Kae Tempest's stirring reimagining of Sophocles' Philoctetes.
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