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NEWS: HighTide Festival moves from Halesworth to Aldeburgh

Eight years after setting up base at The Cut in Halesworth, HighTide have announced that the 2015 HighTide Festival will move across Suffolk to a new home in Aldeburgh. The Festival will also move from its usual spring dates to run in Aldeburgh from September 10th – 20th 2015. Aldeburgh is already known for it's world-renowned Aldeburgh Music Festival and ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 14th April 2014

Last night saw the best in London theatre celebrated in the one of the UK’s most glamorous events - the 2014 Olivier Awards, however, great theatre isn’t thankfully confined to inside the M25 and our round-up looks at the best shows all around the UK &Ireland for the next week. Consequences and decisions seems to be a natural theme for ...

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Incognito – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Nick Payne Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Is the brain a creative force or a prison? The possibility for the human brain to create is well documented but when damaged it can also lock the mind into a constant loop of frustration. Nick Payne’s Incognito is as complex as the brains at the centre of his plot. ...

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Peddling – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Harry Melling Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer: Paul Couch   He probably won’t thank you for banging on about his stint as Dudley Dursley, Harry Potter’s chubby, spoiled and spiteful cousin in several of the movie franchise’s outings, but Harry Melling – now 25-years-old and way buffer – need have no fear of having been typecast if his debut play, ...

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The Big Meal – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Dan Le Franc Director: Michael Boyd Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Forget Cameron’s Big Society, Dan Le Franc’s The Big Meal gives us the true reflection of our modern lives. It may be set in America but this compelling 90 minute journey across 80 years of family history is universal in its appeal. As the traditional nuclear family expands both ...

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NEWS: Gambon And Hare Join HighTide Line Up

HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has today announced the complete line-up for the eighth HighTide Festival, taking place April 10 - 19 2014. The festival’s popular Face to Face series will continue with appearances by Michael Gambon, David Hare, Kare Mosse and Anthony Horowitz being announced today. Atkinson commented: “Our Face to Face series is a beloved Festival ...

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NEWS: Melling, LeFranc and Payne lead HighTide 2014 Line-Up

Suffolk’s HighTide Festival has announced the line-up for their eighth festival. Running from April 10-19 2014, the festival will premiere four productions by Elinor Cook, Harry Melling, Dan LeFranc and Nick Payne as well as readings of new plays by Benedict Andrews, Thomas Eccleshare and Chris Thorpe. HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson is delighted to welcome both familiar ...

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Bottleneck – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Luke Barnes Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5] The power of theatre to take its audience down unexpected avenues is one of its greatest assets. Initially Luke Barnes’ Bottleneck may seem a feisty look at teenage angst and the trauma of growing up in Liverpool in the late 1980s. On the verge of his 15th birthday, Greg is ...

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