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Double Bill: Contractions and North of Providence – 53Two, Manchester

Writer: Mike Bartlett and Edward Allan Baker Director: Sam Redway and Daniel Bradford Reviewer: Jo Beggs As part of the Greater Manchester Fringe, Play With Fire Productions present two short plays in the cosy 53Two Pod, tucked away – like all good fringe spaces should be – under a railway arch. It’s a great space that feels like a place ...

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Contractions – Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Writer: Mike Bartlett Director: Kate Wasserberg Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Mike Bartlett claims that “Plays, in order to be political, need to strive to get people to think about the systems that are behind our life,” and he absolutely achieves this with his one-act play, Contractions. Taking place in the confines of one office, the audience witnesses a number of meetings ...

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