Neshla Caplan

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Adam

7 Aug 20175 stars

Deeply moving realisation of Adam Kashmiry's trans experience

When we first meet modern-day Adam, he is alone and ruminating on the complexities of language. 'In Arabic, our words are either masculine or feminine', he notes. English, in comparison, doesn't address gender but speaks to 'the soul of the person'. He…

Theatre and artifice unravel in likeable dark comedy Voices In Her Ear

21 Apr 20173 stars

Alison Peebles is at her feline best in David Cosgrove's traditional yet rollicking play about a scamming psychic

The wonderful Alison Peebles is at her feline best in David Cosgrove's traditional yet rollicking play, riffing on the role of the actor, and the ethical issues of how far to push the audience. Her character Betty is a glamorous but exhausted psychic of…