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Founded in 2001, Ipswich’s Pulse Festival offers audiences the chance to see the best of new theatre and performance. From brand new workto the annual Suitcase Prize encouraging environmental touring, Pulse has become one of the UK’s most important showcases for new and emerging talent.

Pulse Festival: That Is All You Need To Know – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Co-devisers: Chris Bone and Nicholas Pitt Directors: Paul Slater and Kate Stanley Reviewer: Glen Pearce   One of the unexpected side effects of the recent anniversaries of the start of both the First and Second World Wars is the recognition that the stories from these conflicts need to be captured and preserved. It’s not only the soldier’s tales from the ...

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Pulse Festival: Bromance – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Performers: Beren D’Amico, Louis Gift, Charlie Wheeler Director: Eddie Kay Associate Director: Ella Robson Guilfoyle Reviewer: Glen Pearce   The acknowledgement of the existence of ‘Bromance’ may be a recent step, but Barely Methodical troupe’s fusion of theatre, circus and dance is pure good old fashioned entertainment. There’s nothing dated, however, about Beren D’Amico, Louis Gift or Charlie Wheeler’s performances. ...

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PULSE PREVIEWS: War Crimes For The Home

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A journey inside the mind of an 80yr old woman remembering her past, coming to terms with her actions as a young woman that have affected her whole life. Is this your first visit to the Pulse Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? ...

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PULSE PREVIEWS: Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)

  How would you describe your show in one sentence? A one man version of Paradise Lost. Is this your first visit to the Pulse Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes. I haven't been told any, I've just heard it's a great festival How has the show developed on the way ...

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PULSE PREVIEWS: Bookstory

  How would you describe your show in one sentence? Like Toy Story, but with books; and completely different. Is this your first visit to the Pulse Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Nobody tells me anything! Should I be scared…? How has the show developed on the way to Ipswich? We ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Jamie Beddard on Ramps On The Moon

  Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre is busy preparing for their annual Pulse Festival, a festival that this year dedicates a day for conversation and ideas around disability and inclusion in theatre. Ramps On The Moon: Is It Possible? will be chaired by Jamie Beddard, one of the venue's two Agents For Change. Beddard spoke to Glen Pearce about the day ...

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PULSE PREVIEWS: Show Off

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A variety show with very little variety. Is this your first visit to the Pulse Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? This is our second visit to Pulse Festival so we have told ourselves to expect twice the fun. How has the show ...

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PULSE PREVIEWS: The Ted Bundy Project

  How would you describe your show in one sentence? A solo performance that sprung from the confession tapes of American serial killer Ted Bundy. Is this your first visit to the Pulse Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? This will be my third time visiting Pulse Festival. The first time was ...

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