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Reservoir Mogs – Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Music: Ben Osborne Designer: Madeleine Girling Director: Adam Fuller and Matthew Whittle Choreographer: Laura Street Reviewer: Julia Beasley This is the purr-fect antidote to Xmas ennui – a darkly funny feminist caper from Wardrobe Theatre Company, the creators of Muppits Die Hard, Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears and Rocky: A Horror Show. Four cool cats revisit a failed diamond ...

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INTERVIEW: Bristol Wardrobe Theatre’s Matthew Whittle

December is an exciting month for theatre in Bristol, and that’s not just because Warwick Davis is in panto. It’s because Wardrobe Theatre is moving to a brand-new venue in Old Market. The new theatre will have a bigger capacity, bigger shows and wider programming. And their first show, as per the holiday tradition, is another screwy adults-only Christmas show. ...

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Ablutions – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Patrick deWitt Adaptor: Matthew Whittle Director: Bertrand Lesca Reviewer: Laura Maley Patrick DeWitt’s novel Ablutions becomes a stylish and powerful play from Fellswoop Theatre which ends its spring tour in The Lowry’s Studio. For an hour, Salford becomes the grimy Los Angeles underworld in which an unnamed bartender, heartbroken by the world around him, hatches a devious plan of ...

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Oedipuss in Boots – The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Director: Chris Collier Music: Kid Carpet Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:4] An eccentric fusion of Puss in Boots and the Greek tale Oedipus, Oedipuss In Boots is The Wardrobe Theatre’s second in-house production. Following on from the success of last year’s Home Alonely, the play is directed by Chris Collier, with Matthew Whittle as Creative Producer and Assistant Director. Together, they ...

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Closer Each Day – The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:4] Set in a dark room above The White Bear pub, The Wardrobe Theatre is an intimate new theatre space for Bristol which opened in 2011. It is accessed via a creaky wooden staircase, which adds to the rather exciting nature of the venue, however unfortunately means the theatre is not accessible to wheelchair users. Closer Each ...

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