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The Braille Legacy – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Book/Lyrics: original French Book and Lyrics by Sébastien Lancrenon English translation: Ranjit Bolt Music: Jean-Baptiste Saudray Director: Thom Southerland Musical director: Toby Higgins Reviewer: David Guest Fighting against discrimination and changing the world through mad dreams could be the plot summary of any number of plays through the ages. At Charing Cross Theatre, whose productions are increasingly becoming unmissable under ...

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Wheel of Misfortune – Old Red Lion, London

Writers: Anabel Barnston, Helen Rose-Hampton and the Cast Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Everyone has a sob story these days and countless TV shows exploit that misery if it means the individual can entertain the nation while vying to win a talent show, a date or even a quiz. Building on this idea Monorogue theatre company has created Wheel of Misfortune a ...

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Brighton Fringe Directory Enquiry

Once again this year, The Reviews Hub is proud to be a media partner to, and sponsor of, Brighton Fringe; last year, our team produced some 200 articles about the Fringe – previews, news, and reviews. Most shows were successful, a few maybe less so, but all were delivered with the level of passion we’ve come to expect from participants ...

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Brighton Fringe Directory Booking

Once again this year, The Reviews Hub is proud to be a media partner to, and sponsor of, Brighton Fringe; last year, our team produced some 200 articles about the Fringe – previews, news, and reviews. Most shows were successful, a few maybe less so, but all were delivered with the level of passion we’ve come to expect from participants ...

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Spring Offensive – Omnibus Theatre, London

Writer: Victoria Willing Director: Marie McCarthy Reviewer: Sophia Moss Spring Offensive is an intelligent, bleak and ambitious exploration of war tourism, disappointment, loneliness and life as a British expat. The first half of this play is compelling but, as the evening wears on, tensions rise and the laughter is replaced by awkward silences, the audience may be confused and a ...

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Blood on the Moon – O’ Donoghue Theatre, Galway

Writer: Pierre Brault Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy Kicking off the first day of the annual Galway Theatre Festival is Blood on The Moon, a feast of physical theatre and historical intrigue. This production charts the journey of a man called James Patrick Whelan, a Galway-born Irish immigrant who is accused of murdering Thomas D’Arcy McGee, a former Irish rebel leader, ...

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Whisper House – The Other Palace, London

Music and lyrics: Duncan Sheik Book and lyrics: Kyle Jarrow Director: Adam Lenson Reviewer: Stephen Bates Anyone who can turn a Frank Wedekind play into a hit musical is worthy of respect and so be it with Duncan Sheik. His 2006 show Spring Awakening ran for over two years on Broadway and won multiple Tony awards, although its West End ...

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Why Not Us? – The Space, London

Writers: Rebekah Harvey and Sandy Murray Director: Elif Knight Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The battle for gender equality is far from over, but while women have made some strides in the last 50 years, one unexpected outcome is a similar kind of gendered pressure exerted on men to retain their roles as hunters and heroes. Concepts of femininity and masculinity have ...

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