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LATITUDE 2015: Glorilla

Artist(s): Spitz and Co Venue: The Little House Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Spitz and Co’s first show Gloriator received great praise and a clutch of awards over its journey in the past couple of years. Their second show, Glorilla, has the curse of the second album, the ideas that sustained their first work seems strained and an admittedly sparse crowd ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Festival Round-up #1

Glen Pearce reflects on the weekend's experience at an unusually sunny Latitude 2015. There’s a sense of coming home for me at the Latitude Festival. Having grown up threemiles up the road (long before Latitude existed sadly) there’s always a comforting sense of belonging when heading through those daisy adorned entrance gates. It’s probably best to gloss over the five ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Artist(s):Bryony Kimmingsand Tim Grayburn Venue: Theatre Tent Created by: Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn Reviewer: Kris Hallett Bryony Kimmings, is an artist who seems to be growing up. Past shows have dealt with the foolishness of being young, from trying to track down who it was that gave her an STI, while asking the audience to trim their pubic hair, ...

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LATITUDE 2015: 946

Artist(s):Kneehigh Writers: Michael Morpugo and Emma Rice for Kneehigh Theatre Company Director: Emma Rice Venue: Theatre Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett The hung over Sunday crowds at Latitude were still out in force first thing in the theatre tent to witness the first public performance of 946, Kneehigh’s customary inventive new production from Michael Morpugo’s book The Amazing Story of Adolphus ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Failed States

  Music and Lyrics: Desmond O'Connor Book: Andrew Taylor Director: Patrick Wilde Musical Director: Stuart Barr Venue:Theatre Tent Reviewer: Glen Pearce There is nothing to fear but fear itself. If we’re innocent we have nothing to fear. Our Government is here to protect its citizens. Truth will out. All these phrases shape our core beliefs but how many of them ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Un Mondo Pieno Di Sogni

Venue: The Lake Artist(s): Studio Festi devisers: Ami Jade Cadillac and Monica Maimone Reviewer: Glen Pearce Henham Park’s lake has always been a central feature of the Latitude Festival. The 10thanniversary edition may have seen swimming allowed in the lake for the first time but the lake also provides a fluid stage for the return of Studio Festi. Studio Festi ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Framed

Artist(s): Sadler's Wells -National Youth Dance Company Choreographer:Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Nicole Evans Having had a great presence at this year's festival, Sadler's Wells wraps up its offerings on The Waterfront Stage by presenting the National Youth Dance Company and their performance of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Framed. With 30 dancers on stage some carnage regarding space ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Voices In Your Head

Hosted by Deborah Frances-White with Thom Tuck, Marcus Brigstocke, Joe Lycett, and Sara Pascoe Venue: The Literary Arena Reviewer: Nicole Evans The Literature Arena is relatively quiet for a Saturday evening show with the majority of the crowds bound for Portishead and The Vaccines, so the carpeted tent makes for a peaceful haven to sit and relax in the company ...

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