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The Element in The Room – The Civic, Barnsley

Writer: John Hinton Director: Daniel Goldman Reviewer: Ray Taylor This show is subtitled A Radioactive Musical Comedy about the Death and Life of Marie Curie and is one of what the Tangram Theatre Company call their "scientrilogy", the other two shows being about Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. Premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe, writer John Hinton has an obvious passion ...

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The Element in the Room – The Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: John Hinton Director: Daniel Goldman Reviewer: James Garrington The Element in the Room is a madcap, slightly absurd and very funny “Radioactive Musical Comedy about the Death and Life of Marie Curie!” This is a very informative and educational piece of theatre, but certainly nothing like an average science lesson. For example, John Hinton plays Marie Curie. His wife, ...

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The Origin of Species* – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Writer,Music and Lyrics: John Hinton Director: Daniel Goldman Reviewer: Lucy Corley A show that spends much of its time talking about barnacles has no right to be this funny. The Origin of Species is a one-man musical comedy about the life and work of Charles Darwin, performed by its writer John Hinton, who brings Darwin to life with a plummy ...

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Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Writer: John Hinton Director: Daniel Goldman Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Tangram Theatre aims to make theatre that is ‘surprising, irreverent, life-affirming new work’. This piece, which glories in the full title of The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection or the Survival of (R)Evolutionary Theories in the Face of Scientific and Ecclesiastical Objections: Being a Musical Comedy about Charles ...

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The Origin of Species… – Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

...by Means of Natural Selection or the Survival of (R)Evolutionary Theories in the Face of Scientific and Ecclesiastical Objections: Being a Musical Comedy about Charles Darwin (1809-1882)​ Writer: John Hinton Reviewer: Holly Spanner Tangram Theatre Company presents The Origin of the Species… which has been hailed as an international smash hit, and it’s easy to see why! Following a sell-out ...

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Albert Einstein: Relativitively Speaking – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writer: John Hinton Director: Daniel Goldman Reviewer: Anna Ambelez [Rating:5] “Imagination is more important than knowledge” said Einstein, and Albert Einstein: Relativitively Speakinghas both. Opening in 1933, it follows Einstein’s life in America, where, having escaped from Nazi Germany, he takes you through the development of his theory of relativity and life. Hinton greets the audience as Einstein, he also ...

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