“Love and tinsel town sleaze”: Francesca Peschier writes a country and western song in response to this solo show about music and fatherhood.
Francesca Peschier has a conversation over voice notes with one of her very patient friends about technology, form, and what a very clever play about the Luddite rebellion can teach us about breaking the frame.
“It’s a space built from light and mirrors and impossibilities”: Francesca Peschier takes you on a trip to Prague’s mind-blowing festival of scenography from around the world.
Brutalist brilliance: Francesca Peschier reviews Chris Bush and Richard Hawley’s sweeping musical ode to Sheffield’s Park Hill housing estate.
“So how do we talk about the flying body, this body in space?”: Francesca Peschier interviews two female circus artists about objectification, challenging beauty norms, and soaring through the air.
“Bats! Gay bats! Bats in a freaking tunnel!” – Francesca Peschier heads underground in search of the campest, eeriest, and most shiver-inducing shows at Vault Festival.
‘a beautiful messy dance of instructions, rule breaking and expectations’: Francesca Peschier writes on the stage directions in Outbox theatre’s gloriously queer show, devised from the experiences of its non-binary, trans and queer performers.
Francesca Peschier dives into Vault Festival to find shows that explore girlhood, “like cutting through life with blunted scissors”.
Diamonds in a rhinestone world: Francesca Peschier writes on Dolly Parton’s musical theatre extravaganza.
As Marie Kondo fever sets in, Paula Varjack explains how her new show The Cult of K*nzo explores the performativeness of shopping.
Graft, grit and glitter: Francesca Peschier writes on the shifting layers of Emma Rice’s retelling of Angela Carter’s story.
Middle class problems: Francesca Peschier writes on Alexis Zegerman’s exploration of rules, religion, and cultural legacy.
A group of mates getting together to frolic in the manner of some seriously gymnastic puppies: Francesca Peschier reviews French-Canadian circus group Flip Fabrique.
The Artist doesn’t quite meet Francesca Peschier’s very high expectations for ‘one of the very, very best’ clowns.
There is a serious gap in the magic circle regarding Slytherin representation: Francesca Peschier reviews a show by the Sherlock Holmes of magicians.