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How My Light Is Spent – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

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Writer: Alan Harris Director: Liz Stevenson Reviewer: Jacqui Onions How My Light Is Spent is a quirky take on what is essentially a story of everyday lives and loves. Jimmy (Rhodri Meilir) and Kitty (Alexandra Riley) first cross paths when he calls the sex line that she works for. From there, we follow the downturns in their lives and their impact ...

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How My Light Is Spent – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

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Writer: Alan Harris Director: Liz Stevenson Reviewer: Jo Beggs Once a week Jimmy spends nine minutes on a premium-rate phone line to Kitty. As the minutes and his hard-earned cash tick away at £1.20 a minute, Kitty makes him just a bit feel less lonely. Alan Harris’s clever, poignant play reads like an epic poem, its urgent dialogue and scene-setting ...

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Barbarians – Young Vic, London

Writer: Barrie Keeffe Director: Liz Stevenson Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   As a society, we are endlessly fascinated by the violent culture of young working class men, and every generation thinks it’s facing this problem anew. The solutions may change but the problems remain the same – a sense of powerlessness combined with poor prospects, limited education and feeling of being ...

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