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Review: Deathtrap – Dundee Rep

First published in The Times, Saturday February 24 2018

Three Stars

According to the principle of Chekhov’s gun, if we see a firearm on stage in Act One, it must be used by the play’s end. 442 more words

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Are We Awake? | bAKEHOUSE

Charles O’Grady’s third original play makes a return to the stage at Kings Cross Theatre as part of Sydney’s 2018 Mardi Gras. Are We Awake? 357 more words

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"Up 'n' Under" Harrogate Playhouse

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Last night I travelled on multiple trains to see an adapted version of “Up ‘n’ Under” by John Godber, which was on tour at the Harrogate Playhouse. 441 more words

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Reviews: Showtime From The Frontline, Traverse, Edinburgh & The Last Bordello, Tron, Glasgow (Sunday Herald)

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Palestine and politics – without polemic

Showtime From The Frontline

Seen at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh;

at Tron Theatre, Glasgow,

March 21-24

The Last Bordello… 959 more words

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Review: Showtime From The Frontline, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (Daily Telegraph)

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SHOWTIME FROM THE FRONTLINE

TRAVERSE THEATRE, EDINBURGH

Reviewed by Mark Brown

Have you  heard the one about the left-wing, English comedian who went to a refugee camp in the Palestinian Occupied Territories and set up a comedy club? 408 more words

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Phenomenal! Breach at Victory Gardens Theatre (February 21, 2018)

BREACH: a manifesto on Race in America through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self hate, written by Antoinette Nwandu and directed by Lisa Portes is a phenomenally funny, poignant and heart-wrenching play. 424 more words

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Review - A Brave Face

A Brave Face by Rachael Savage – Vamos Theatre – New Wolsey Theatre and touring

Although full face masking has been around for some years – most famously performed by Trestle Theatre since its founding in 1981 – I had never seen a production in this genre so was fascinated to find out what it would be like to watch a purely physical drama with no script at all and no facial expression from the performers. 503 more words

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