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Preview: Theatre Uncut 2012

In 2011, Theatre Uncut’s debut saw over 800 people in total perform a series of dramatic responses to the UK government's spendingcuts in over 80 venues across the country.That tough economic backdrop continues here and around the world, so the company have announcedplans for 2012, returning with a new set of plays and a new international focus, as playwrights from ...

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Ordinary Days – Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Music and Lyrics: Adam Gwon Director: Michael Richardson Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:4] The Touring Musical Theatre Company, Green Room, was created in 2011 with the aim of: “creating high quality, innovative theatrical productions” with “young, singing actors”. Here they tackle musical theatre wonder-kid Adam Gwon’s Ordinary Days. From the loss of a notebook, a chain of events is set in ...

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One Elliot Park, Malmaison – Edinburgh

Writer: Lindsay Miller Director: Andy Corelli Reviewer: Amy Taylor [Rating:3/5] How well do we know our neighbours? How safe are we in our own homes? And most importantly, how well do we know ourselves? These are the questions posed in Andy Corelli’s One Elliot Park, a new production by Siege Perilous and written by Lindsay Miller that delves into ideas ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 21st May 2012

Writers and directors will ultimately agree that at the heart of the human condition lies in our ability to hold relationships with each other (or not), whether that is a loving/romantic relationship, a paternal relationship, or our ability to destroy relationships. Our selection of productions this week all share that common theme. John Roberts guides you through the relationship minefields ...

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Anne Boleyn – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Howard Brenton Music: William Lyons Director: John Dove Reviewer: Gareth Ireland [rating:4/5] Anne Boleyn is a compelling piece of theatre that explores who she was and the effect she had on King James I. The newly crowned King finds Boleyn’s controversial legacy that leads him to try to find her ghost and resolve religious factions. Flitting between the courts ...

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