Theatre review: Paperclips And Ammunition

Taking the idea of an evil headmaster to new levels, this is a boisterous new three-hander that, beneath the shouting, contains some amusing, if heightened comic moments.

Star rating: **

Venue: C nova (Venue 145)

Set around a school, it follows a disgraced drama teacher who’s decided to join the navy and a student attempting to get through a career interview from hell. At the centre of it all is the manic, monstrous Head, spitting vitriol and, at one point, milk over the front row.

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The tone fluctuates between serious moments and extremely silly ones, and while the story needs more focus there are a few good laughs among the chaos.

Until 29 August. Today 2pm.