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All The Little Lights – The Drum, Plymouth

Writer: Jane Upton Director: Laura Ford Reviewer: Karen Bussell In 2014 Fifth Word commissioned Jane Upton to respond to the wave of high profile child exploitation court cases with a light and shade play exploring the human stories behind the headlines. Working with Derby-based charity Safe and Sound, Upton created All The Little Lights, an emotional rollercoaster ride through a ...

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Amateur Girl – Cast, Doncaster

Writer: Amanda Whittington Sound Design: Adam P McCready Director: Kate Chapman Reviewer: Andrew White It’s always very exciting to be at the start of something, and an expectant buzz hungover the audience at Cast for the first performance of Amateur Girl byAmanda Whittington, outside of her home city of Nottingham. The story is based on real life events and focuses ...

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Amateur Girl – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer: Amanda Whittington Director: Kate Chapman Reviewer: Phil Lowe Amateur Girl by Amanda Whittington is based on real life stories of women who choose to or who are manipulated into getting themselves involved in the amateur porn fantasy business to subsidise a life on a low wage. It is billed as a hard hitting, poignant yet wryly amusing play and ...

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