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Shakespeare’s Will – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Writer: Vern Thiessen Director: Marianne Gaston Reviewer: John Kennedy Nuanced, elegiac in its embrace, empathic in tone and essential humanity, writer Vern Thiessen describes the conceit of his using Shakespeare’s documented Will, as ‘a springboard for his imagination.’ Rain, brooks and rivers washing down to the sea remain a translucent canvas for revisited imagery and symbolism throughout the performance and he plunges ...

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The Far Side Of The Moon – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Writer and Director: Robert Lepage Reviewer: Marina Spark Renowned playwright and dramatist Robert Lapage brings his world famous production The Far Side Of The Moon to the Lyric stage at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in a stunning revival almost two decades since its conception.Unusually for a piece so heavily set in historical commentary almost every aspect of this production is ...

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The Lumberjacks – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:4.5] Three comedians, three Canadians. 15 years since they first performed together as The Lumberjacks in a small room at Edinburgh. In 2012 Stewart Francis thought it would be fun to get the boys back together, take a show back to the Fringe and then tour it to just about everywhere that would have them (see the ...

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