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Twelfth Night – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Jo Davies Reviewer: Andrea Allen                    “What country, friends is this?” It’s Illyria, so expect cross-dressing, mistaken identity, music, booze and a few cruel tricks, “nothing that is so, is so”.  As the lights dim, music that can be inadequately described as Eastern European Gypsy-punk envelopes the room, setting a tingling tone of faraway lands where all ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: Suitcase Prize 2015

At a time when touring shows face increased financial pressures and various high profile productions are cutting their tours short, the economics of theatre touring are under the spotlight once again. The multi-truck, mega-budget tours are a fairly recent invention, with Shakespeare’s men thinking of nothing of packing their shows onto a cart and heading out into the provinces. Ipswich's ...

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