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Bubble Schmeisis – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Nick Cassenbaum Director: Danny Braverman Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Bubbemeises is Yiddish for a tall story or an old wives’ tales. To Schmeiss is Yiddish for the cleaning ritual of the baths. Hence Bubble Schmeisis – a show full of tall(ish) tales about the last authentic bath house in East London – the Canning Town Schvitz. Nick Cassenbaum is a ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: Wot? No Fish!! – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer and Performer: Danny Braverman Director: Nick Philippou Theatre doesn’t always have to be large scale to enthrall. Often it is the intimate and personal that makes for the most impact. This is certainly true of Bread&Circuses Wot? No Fish!! Part performance, part family history lecture, Danny Braverman’s story is like the best of them true. Braverman has inherited a ...

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Wot? No Fish!! – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Danny Braverman Directors: Danny Braverman &Nick Philippou Reviewer: Hamza Naveed Sitting in the studio space of the Sherman Theatre ten minutes before show-time, I’m struck by the simplicity of what’s in front of me. Apart from a chair, desk and projector screen, there’s nothing else on stage. On the desk are a camera and a few small tubs of ...

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Wot? No Fish!! – Battersea Arts Centre, London

Writer: Danny Braverman Director: Nick Philippou Reviewer: Christopher Hong Danny Braverman inherited a shoebox full of scraps from his great uncle Ab Solomons which turned out to be his weekly drawings for his wife Celie on his wage packets. They depict a moment, a feeling and the mundane life of a young newlywed Jewish couple in the 1920s in east ...

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Wot? No Fish – The Old Market, Hove

Writer/performer: Danny Braverman Director: Nick Philippou Visual Effects: Wallace MacDougall Reviewer: Bill Avenell What a lovely show! Gentle, poignant, amusing, slick, smelly, aren’t perhaps adjectives that sit together very often but they do when describing this production of Wot? No Fish from the re-born ‘bread and circuses’ company. The Old Market provides the ideal atmospheric venue for Danny Braverman to ...

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Wot? No Fish!! – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Danny Braverman Director: Nick Philippou Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4.5] Danny Braverman wanders onstage clutching a cardboard shoebox. After some pre-amble (perhaps spiel would be a more appropriate word, due to the Jewish background which forms the basis of this unique performance) he opens it. Inside are a number of brown envelopes, the wage packets of Danny’s Great- Uncle Ab ...

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