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Latitude Festival: Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Reviewer: Craig Barber Some voices are just made to go together. Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are one such pair, having pursued solo projects they have regrouped and are back recording together. Fresh from Glastonbury the duo take to the Obelisk Arena as the sun beats down on the early afternoon festival-goers. Despite the heat and the hour there’s a ...

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The 8th – Latitude Festival, Henham Park

Writer: Paul Heaton, Che Walker Director: George Perrin Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3]   It’s hard to know how to categorise The 8th. Is Paul Heaton’s epic work a song, a musical, an opera or a play. There are elements of all these but no clear answer on where the piece lays. From its gospel opening there are strong spiritual overtones ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 9th July 2012

Before Theatreland packs its bags and heads off to Edinburgh, it digs the tent out of the loft and heads to Suffolk for Latitude Festival. ‘More than just a music festival,’ the advertising boasts and, yes, alongside the musicalheadliners, there’s an action-packed theatre programme. As he gets ready to pitch his tent and don his wellies, Glen Pearce looks at ...

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Paul Heaton, The 8th – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Paul Heaton, Che Walker Director: George Perrin &Paines Plough Reviewer: Lucia Cox [Rating:4] Tonight, amid screams from the uber fans and blinding floodlight, there’s a bit of an anomaly occurring on stage. Not quite theatre and not so much a gig, Paul Heaton’s The 8th works in a visceral rather than cerebral way. The show opens with a solo ...

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