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The Nature of Forgetting – Shoreditch Town Hall, London

Concept and Director: Guillaume Pige Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The memories of our lives are really just our favourite stories, fragments and disparate experience repackaged, reinterpreted and infused with retrospective meaning. Humans are storytellers, and in order to feel that we have purpose, that the things we have done were connected, our minds weave a narrative from this series of random ...

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The Nature of Forgetting – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Devised by: Theatre Re Conceived and Directed by: Guillaume Pige Reviewer: Jay Nuttall The West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Every Third Minute festival continues as the theatre presents work dealing with dementia and collaborating with those living affected by the condition. Theatre Re’s physical piece premiered at The Edinburgh International Arts Festival last year and is now on tour. It is an extraordinary, high-energy ...

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The Nature of Forgetting – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

two men and a woman balancing on a bicycle

Reviewer: David Doyle Tom, the protagonist, of Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting is celebrating his 55th birthday when we join him. He is also suffering from early onset dementia. Over the course of the next seventy-five minutes, we follow him into his mind as he recalls and attempts to recollect memories of his past. A stunning exploration not merely ...

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Blind Man’s Song – Pleasance Theatre, London

Director: Guillaume Pigé Original music: Alex Judd Reviewer: Stephen Bates   To the blind, everything visual exists only in the form of imagination. Expanding on this theme, Theatre Re has created this one-hour piece of dream-like physical theatre to take us into the mind of a sight impaired person, but audiences able to see the performance are invited to relate ...

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Blind Man’s Song – The Lowry, Salford

Creator/Director: Guillaume Pigé Reviewer: Clare Boswell Following on from the success of their Off West End Theatre Award nominated production of Little Soldiers, Theatre Re’s new show sounds like an intriguing prospect. It is not. It’s difficult to know what to write about Blind Man’s Song. This pretentious show flirts with meaning but communicates nothing. It looks pretty. The lighting ...

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