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Dancing Bear – Palace Theatre, Manchester 

Writer: Beccy Owen Direction: Jamie Fletcher Original Music: Ric Neale, Beccy Owen & Jamie Fletcher Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Dancing Bear is a new musical commissioned by Contact and presented as part of Queer Contact Festival, celebrating LGBT arts and culture in Greater Manchester. As Contact’s building is closed for major refurbishment this year’s Queer Contact – and the rest of ...

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Dancing Bear – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

The cast in a preview performance of Dancing Bear at the WYP

Writer: Beccy Owen Music: Jamie Fletcher, Ric Neale and Beccy Owen Director: Jamie Fletcher Choreographer:Eleni Edipidi Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood This preview of Dancing Bear is a crucial piece in the continuous development of the show as the company is planning to tour this production nationally and internationally next year. This preview coincides with the LGBT History Month and is part ...

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We Can Be Heroes – Harrogate Theatre

Writer: Dick Bonham Directors:Dick Bonham, Jamie Fletcher Music:Jamie Fletcher Reviewer:Ron Simpson Sometimes We Play’s production of We Can Be Heroes (in association with LittleMighty) is simplicity itself. In Harrogate’s Studio Theatre, in a curtained acting area equipped only with chairs, Jamie Fletcher sits surrounded by any number of instruments for strumming or plucking which he varies with great skill to ...

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How To Occupy An Oil Rig – Northern Stage, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Writer: Daniel Bye with Kathryn Beaumont and Jack Bennett Music: Jamie Fletcher Director: Dick Bonham and Sarah Pushon Reviewer: Gemma Hirst Imagine if the Tweenies, Bill and Ben the Flower Pot Men or any other children’s TV show turned into a piece of political performance and it was to be played live at Northern Stage, then How To Occupy an ...

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We Can Be Heroes – The Lowry, Salford

Director/Writer: Dick Bonham Musician/Director: Jamie Fletcher Reviewer: Helen Jones Two young lads, Patrick and Mark, ten years old, are on their way to Superheroes Club, dressed as Spiderman and Batman. They are joined by their friend Harrison who is hiding from his older brother and his gang. So starts We Can Be Heroes Issue One. Split into six issues with ...

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