press & PR about Playmate

Sydsvenskan 2017

"The Goat or Who is Sylvia?" cast/director Copenhagen May 2019

May 2019


"Brilliantly performed, Edward Albee’s darkly comical The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is not for the faint of heart. With a lurking elephant — or, really, a goat — in the room, the audience is thrown headfirst into the most emotionally intimate moments of a great marriage gurgling down the garbage disposal… Poole and Benn balance this tension of love and hate so delicately as to make the whole performance nuanced and believable…The play is carried by Poole’s strongly nuanced portrayal of one half of a happy, devoted partnership sliding quickly into insanity".


"De tos samspil er fint, og man mærker den fortrolighed og jargon, der kan være mellem ægtefæller, der har været sammen i en årrække"


Kevin Benn leverer en smukt afdæmpet præstation ... Vanessa Poole udviser suveræn komisk timing...i Jefferson Bonds portræt af sønnen fornemmer vi en ægte fortvivlelse."

April 2019

Swedish radio interview about Playmate and "The Goat or Who is Sylvia?"


September 2018

Article in The Local, Sweden's nationwide English-language newspaper, about Playmates' production Quality Street and British humour.


A podcast interview with Vanessa Poole about Playmate's first year and first season in Malmö and about our production "Quality Street" ; Inglorious Artists


Front page coverage and article about Quality Street, September 2018, Malmö Hallå tidning, a supplement to Sydsvenskan


A great article about "Quality Street" and the role Playmate Theatre Malmö has in the region, in this trendy lifestyle Scandi blog/website.

May 2017

"Talking heads" by Alan Bennett: Review

Theatre Review: Turning heads and the talk of the town ★★★★★

May 9th, 2017 12:46 pm| by Mark Walker/ The Copenhagen Post

Sep 2017

A lovely welcome for Playmate by southern Sweden's leading newspaper

Jan 2018

“Lettice and Lovage” by Peter Shaffer: Review

Den passionerade prilligheten

By Boel Gerell

December 2017

"...OPINION: It isn't always easy putting on English-language theatre in southern Sweden, but presenting plays in their original language has huge value – not least for integration – writes Playmate Theatre member Vanessa Poole.

Living as we have done for years with our Swedish partners of choice, we are all happy enough to be settled in Skåne, but oddly for such an expansive and cosmopolitan region, there is one thing missing: there has never been an established English-language theatre in southern Sweden...."

Why Sweden needs theatre in English – Sweden’s only English-language newspaper features Playmate

January 2018

News from Österlen: Boel Marie Larsson stars in Playmate’s next play

Sep 2017

Local news for Vellinge : A season of English theatre by Playmate Malmö”Ett-fantastiskt-sätt-att-kommunicera”-351726.html

May 2017

Playmate Theatre starts a season of English theatre in Malmö at Bastionen/ Skånska Dagbladet.