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A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer – Northern Stage, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Writers: Bryony Kimmings, Brian Lobel and Kirsty Housley Director: Kirsty Hously Music: Tom Parkinson           Reviewer: Anna Ambelez When producer of the multi-award winning company Complicite’s, Judith Dimant (MBE) asked Bryony Kimmings to write a new show, she had just been diagnosed with cancer; Kimmings suggested cancer as the subject and neither could have known the journey it would take them ...

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A Pacifist’s Guide To The War On Cancer – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel with Kirsty Housley Music: Tom Parkinson Director: Kirsty Housley Reviewer: Daryl Holden Throughout the course of human history, there have been many wars. Although the reasons behind each usually tend to differ, in every case, each side has known who the enemy was and how to combat them. However, what do you do when ...

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A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer – National Theatre, London

Book: Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel Music: Tom Parkinson Lyrics: Bryony Kimmings Director: Bryony Kimmings Reviewer: Maryam Philpott “Fingers crossed, make a wish, for myself, or those I miss”. One in two of us will get some form of cancer in our lifetime and everyone will know a family member, friend or colleague who has experienced it. Yet as a ...

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Fake it ‘til you Make It – Contact, Manchester

Writer: Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn Director: Bryony Kimmings Reviewer: Holly Sharp Opening with a song and jig by an underwear-clad couple wearing baskets on their head, Fake it ‘til you Make it is, sorry about this, get the buckets out, one of those typically horrendous ‘gross’ love stories. Well, that’s what performer Bryony Kimmings assures us anyway, before introducing ...

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NEWS: Applications open for PULSE 2016

Applications have openedfor the 16th annual PULSE Festival in Ipswich. Hosted by the New Wolsey Theatre and co-curated by festival directors China Plate, the part curated, part open application festival for new and innovative work will take place in IpswichfromThursday, 26 May to Saturday, 4 June 2016 PULSE Festival provides a platform for the development and presentation of new work ...

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Bryony Kimmings &Tim Grayburn Director: Bryony Kimmings Reviewer: John Roberts I hide no shame in admitting, that for two years running Bryony Kimmings has brought me to tears, last year it was the loss of innocence with Credible Likeable Superstar rôle Model with her nine year old niece Taylor – this year she brings me to tears with a ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Festival Round-Up #3

In our third round-up from our team of writers, Kris Hallett looks back on his Latitude Festival highlights. Glastonbury may be the Daddy, Radio 1’s Big Weekend may have the big acts, but nothing beats Latitude for the sheer multi-faceted celebration of culture in all its forms. Whether you’re a music lover, a reader, comedy aficionado or theatre geek there ...

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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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