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Dessert – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Oliver Cotton Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty We’re reeling through a tough and tense socio-economic period now where there’s anger, desperate misunderstanding and snake-oil being peddled as medicine for the country’s woes. That anger exists on all sides of a class and political spectrum. It’s fuelling some incredible educational, political and journalistic work - and its creative expression ...

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Disco Pigs – Trafalgar Studios, London

Writer: Enda Walsh Director: John Haidar Reviewer: Stephen Bates The word "disco" may have been falling into disuse in the last couple of decades, but Irish writer Enda Walsh's coming of age play Disco Pigs looks as sharp and relevant as ever in this 20th Anniversary revival. Runt (Evanna Lynch) and Pig (Colin Campbell) were born at exactly the same ...

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Twilight Song – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Kevin Elyot Director: Anthony Banks Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Best known for his play My Night With Reg, Kevin Elyot’s writing for the stage was dominated by a sense of yearning, and the deleterious effects of love. Completed before his death in 2014, Twilight Song illustrates, in its premiere production at the Park Theatre, an echoing of the same themes. ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Marcus Monroe

man marcus monroe leaning in a suitcase

Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of Marcus Monroe. In one sentence tell us about your show.  It's a true story about my quest to become your favourite juggler and I'm not giving up on my dreams and nothing can stop me. What made you decide to bring a show this ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Tom and Bunny Save the World

man and woman surrounded by zombies

It's time for our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Here we talk about new show Tom and Bunny Save the World. In one sentence tell us about your show. A black comedy with folk music following a group of Brits travelling from London to Yorkshire in the zombie apocalypse. What made you decide to bring a show this ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with new musical Buzz

three women in pyjamas with vibrators

Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of new musical Buzz. In one sentence tell us about your show. A single woman's quest for sexual liberation on a musical journey through the history of the vibrator. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We've had such a fantastic year ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with The Prophetic Visions of Bethany Lewis

purple furry puppet woman with gold earrings

Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's we hear about The Prophetic Visions of Bethany Lewis. In one sentence tell us about your show. An ordinary puppet-woman becomes a world-renowned psychic, making her a threat to the corrupt puppet-government. What made you decide to bring a show this year? If the performing arts are your ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Ben Van der Velde

man in red hoodie with arms folded

Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of Ben Van der Velde. In one sentence tell us about your show. A small, furry man tries to work out his place in a world of large, uncaring, sharp objects. What made you decide to bring a show this year? What else are you ...

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