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CTRL+ALT+DELETE – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Emma Packer Director: Katherine Hayes Reviewer: Maryam Philpott CTRL+ALT+DELETE writer Emma Packer believes we live in asociety based on lies; political lies designed to convince us to vote a certain way, societal lies that scapegoat minority groups for our wider failings and popular lies that keep the gossip columns full of supposed scandal. But underneath all of that, are ...

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Love Steals Us From Loneliness – Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writer: Gary Owen Director: Kim Pearce Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Although Shakespeare had quite another meaning in mind when writing his most famous sonnet, after seeing Gary Owen’s new play Love Steals Us From Loneliness, it’s hard not to interpret the half line ‘love is not love’ rather differently. Real modern love is nothing like the perfect fairy tale we’ve been ...

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That Catholic Thing, Camden People’s Theatre, London

Writers: Anne Bartram Directors: John Mitton Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Our relationship with the Church has long fascinated us and its close association with government, wealth and power is centuries old. While on the one hand religions operate at an international level working across boundaries of nationality and culture to unite the faithful, they are also about deeply personal engagements for ...

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FEATURE: Close run thing for Pulse 2016 Suitcase Day winner

By PAUL COUCH It’s a fantastic idea – an arena to try embryonic work in a safe environment in front of an audience. The premise is that you get 20 minutes to try out new work – some barely started, some almost complete. If the panel of judges feel that the work has potential to be developed further, they can ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: Don’t Turn The Lights On

Counterpoint Theatre's Don't Turn On The Lights

How would you describe your show in one sentence? We explore and stimulate memories of being a teenager with a new theatrical structure taken from the world of music and applied to the stage. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes, it’s our first time! We ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: Thorn

Thom Jordan in Thorn

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A sermon-esque experience exploring faith, truth and how far we should we go for ‘Gods Will’. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? This is my first Sprint visit. To be honest I don’t really know what to ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: MUVVAHOOD

Libby Liburd in Muvvahood

How would you describe your show in one sentence? MUVVAHOOD is a solo verbatim piece, that explores what it is to be a single mother in London today. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes, this is my first visit to Sprint. I've already met several ...

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SPRINT SHORTS: Freshers: Kick The Tin

Kick The Tin at Sprint Festival

How would you describe your show in one sentence? An exploration of the experiences of children in War and the playful curiosity they retain despite living in painful circumstances. Is this your first visit to Sprint, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? Yes! We’re aware that the Sprint Festival offers a fabulously unique ...

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