Naomi Simpson, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
Naomi Simpson
English Literature and Spanish 2nd year student from Glasgow.

Review: The Taming of the Shrew, RSC

Naomi Simpson reviews the bold and exciting reimagining of The Taming of the Shrew at the RSC

Posted on 5th April 2019

Review: Avenue Q

Naomi Simpson reviews the utterly enjoyable Avenue Q at the Alexandra Theatre

Posted on 22nd February 2019

Review: imitating the dog’s Heart of Darkness

Naomi Simpson reviews an innovative and experimental production of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Posted on 22nd November 2018

Review: The Unreturning at the Old Rep, Birmingham

Culture Critic Naomi Simpson reviews the 'brutally delicate' The Unreturning by Anna Jordan, performed by Frantic Assembly

Posted on 7th November 2018

Review: ‘The Diary of a Hounslow Girl’ at the Belgrade Theatre

Naomi Simpson reviews Ambreen Razia's play, which deals with the merging of teenage culture and multi-culturalism, encouraging us all to value the power of listening and understanding in our noisy world

Posted on 6th April 2017

Review: ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ at the RSC

Naomi Simpson reviews this brash, brutal and sexy production of one of Shakespeare's later works, part of the RSC's current 'Rome' season

Posted on 29th March 2017

Review: ‘Just Call Me God: A Dictator’s Final Speech’ at the Symphony Hall

Naomi Simpson reviews Michael Sturminger’s powerful and frighteningly thought-provoking play, performed at the Symphony Hall

Posted on 27th March 2017

Review: There Will Be Blood: Live at Symphony Hall with the London Contemporary Orchestra

Culture Critic Naomi Simpson reviews 'There Will Be Blood' at Symphony Hall, where the 2007 film was accompanied by the London Contemporary Orchestra

Posted on 12th February 2017

A Brummie Burns Night

Culture's Naomi Simpson brings a merry night of whisky wonder and haggis hiatus to Selly Oak in honour of Scotland's much loved poet, Robert 'Rabbie' Burns

Posted on 1st February 2017

Book Review: ‘Dead Dogs and Splintered Hearts’ by Tom Ward

Culture critic Naomi Simpson finds Tom Wards'collection of short stories an absorbing and powerful reflection of the lives of everyday people

Posted on 28th November 2016

Review: The Magnetic Diaries at the mac

Culture Critic Naomi Simpson enjoys The Magnetic Diaries, an unflinching play about depression, at the mac

Posted on 28th October 2016

Review: ‘Starting Out’ at the Birmingham REP

Naomi Simpson reviews 'Starting Out', a play that confronts many true-to-life issues facing young women today

Posted on 14th October 2016