Review: The Observer

Renditions performed at QEH, London
17 October 2010
By Luke Jennings

It takes Wendy Houstoun’s Imperfect Storm to really illuminate Candoco’s fine performers. They meant to present Shakespeare’s The Tempest, one earnestly explains, but found it “too wordy”. So they’ve adopted “partial costume and layering” and cut everything except the stage directions. The result is exquisitely ordered chaos in which, with typical Houstoun legerdemain, every dancer’s character is perfectly and poignantly defined. Delicious and very funny.

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