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Half Breed – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Writer: Natasha Marshall      Director: Miranda Cromwell Reviewer: Deborah Klayman The only non-white resident of a parochial West Country village, Jazmin finds herself struggling to fit in despite the support of her grandmother and her best friend, Brogan. Finding she stands out for all the wrong reasons in a place permeated by gossip, ignorance and racism, will Jaz ever learn to ...

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The Love Of The Nightingale – Bierkeller Bristol

Writer: Timberlake Wertenbaker Director: Miranda Cromwell Reviewer: Kris Hallett After the sugary excesses of the Christmas season trust Bristol Old Vic’s Young Company to start a new year of theatre with something as bracing as Timberlake Wertenbaker’s play The Love Of The Nightingale. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1988, its themes of male privilege and issues of consent seems ...

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Pigeon English – Underbelly, Edinburgh

Writer: Stephen Kelman Adaptor: Gbolahan Obisesan Director: Miranda Cromwell Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] The National Youth Theatre in association with Bristol Old Vic present the UK premiere of Stephen Kelman’s tragic tale of Harri, a young immigrant from Ghana who finds himself caught up on the wrong side of the tracks and become the target of street crime. Kelman’s novel ...

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