Saturday, October 1

Tag: Lily Howkins

All By Myself – Part of the Main Online
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All By Myself – Part of the Main Online

Who hasn’t gone on social media during this pandemic and wondered why that person on the screen looks like they are doing so well? The loneliness of the pandemic and the vast outreach of the apps have played a massive part in all of our lives, and All By Myself is a refreshing but worrying “Insta vs Reality”. The piece started with a character on screen, finding a good position, adjusting her clothes and fixing her hair. It speaks well for the actress, Charlie Blandford, that I was not sure if the play had begun or if she was about to introduce it. The character, played intelligently by Blandford, busies herself making a self-care video, when really, she isn’t doing all that great. It is impressive that the character’s relatability is so strong when there is hardly any dialogue....