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Chip Shop Chips – Market Hall, Scarborough

Writer: Becky Prestwich Director: Adam Quayle Designer: Katie Scott Reviewer: Ron Simpson When Richard Wagner came up with the idea of the Gesamtkunstwerk, the total all-embracing work of art, he probably didn’t anticipate mixing in fish suppers, a trivia quiz and a silly-hat competition with a touching little comedy/drama of first love, lost love and the impermanence of youth. Adam ...

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Chip Shop Chips – The Hub, Salford

Chip Shop Chips - Production Image

Writer: Becky Prestwich Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Hannah Hiett Set in a chip shop, but staged in Salford community centre The Hub – Chip Shop Chips isn’t quite site-specific, but feels like it should be (if only there was a big enough chippie to be had.) Chip Shop Chips is a nostalgic ode to young love, old love and all ...

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Last Dance – KIng’s Arms Theatre, Salford

Writer: Craig Hepworth Directors: Craig Hepworth and Adele Stanhope Reviewer: Robin Winters Vertigo Theatre Company continue to tread where few others dare. This time their latest production Last Dance takes us back to 1982 and 1983 to the start of the Aids epidemic in the United States. Set in New York, the play follows twenty six year old Corey Renman, ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Vertigo’s Craig Hepworth

Vertigo Theatre Productions have become one of Manchester’s most successful and recognisable fringe companies since producing their first show in 2007. Recently nominated for three Manchester Theatre Awards for Watching Goldfish Suffocate the company owned by Craig Hepworth, Adele Stanhope and Karl Burge have brought many original plays to the region Vertigo are back this May with an original play ...

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