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Review: Jennifer Haley's The Nether, presented by Headlong, at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs

- Don’t you feel pain?
– Only as much as I want to.
– And how much pain is that?
– That’s rather personal, don’t you think? 491 more words

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The Nether - Royal Court. ***

Sims is taken into questioning by Morris, an investigator of the virtual world The Hideaway that Sims has created where clients are able to act out their desire with the star of this world, the little girl Iris.  337 more words

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A lack of logic destablises the virtual world of The Nether

The Nether – Royal Court Theatre, until 09 August 2014 (tickets)

If it is not surprising that there are aspects of the modern world that barely exist on the stage – the sheer ubiquity of mobile phones, the centrality of TV and increasingly the internet to our lives – it doesn’t mean that this is a position that shouldn’t go unchallenged. 555 more words

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Review: The Nether - Royal Court, Downstairs

In the not-so-distant future, the Internet has evolved into a fully immersive artificial reality called ‘the Nether’. Think Minecraft, with bells on. ‘The Nether’ allows its users to construct new identities and inhabit environments (‘realms’) where they are free to live out fantastical double-lives. 582 more words

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Monday Movie Magic: The Queen's Exiles

We’ve been on a MMM hiatus, but I’m here to correct that! I’ve been raving about The Queen’s Exiles by Barbara Kyle, and while there aren’t any plans to turn the novel into a film or television series, I’ve already found my dream cast! 341 more words

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