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Igor and Moreno: Andante – The Lowry, Salford

Direction: Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Andante is a musical term that refers to a work (especially as a direction) in a moderately slow tempo. It originates from the Italian verb andare – to go. Igor (Urzelai) and Moreno (Solinas) are among the first artists to benefit from The Lowry’s ‘Developed With’ programme, in which they invite ...

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The Fall – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: James Fritz Director: Matt Harrison Reviewer: Fergus Morgan The average age of Britain is increasing. There are more pensioners in the UK today than there have ever been. One in three children born in 2016 will live to 100. Any way you slice it, Britain is growing old. And this can only cause problems. In his new play,The Fall, ...

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Igor and Moreno: A Room for All Our Tomorrows – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Igor and Moreno are two London-based dance artists – associate artists at The Place - making a welcome return to the Lowry Studio after last year’s showing of their rather wonderful Idiot-Syncrasy. As with their previous show, A Room for All Our Tomorrows is a sometimes-difficult journey that is easier experienced ...

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Weald – Finborough Theatre, London

David Crellin (Sam), Dan Parr (Jim). in Weald

Writer: Daniel Foxsmith Director: Bryony Shanahan Reviewer: Stephen Bates   The role of men in a world in which the gender balance has shifted and pressures of life have increased is the underlying theme of Daniel Foxsmith’s new one-act play, taking the perspectives of two generations. The play’s rural setting represents a simpler lifestyle that allows basic priorities to be ...

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Igor and Moreno: Idiot-Syncrasy – The Lowry, Salford

Choreographers: Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas are two UK-based dance artists, trained at LCDS-The Place in London and currently based there as part of the Work Place artists-in-residence programme. Idiot-Syncrasy is the kind of work that threatens to unravel with too much explanation. This is a show of progressive accumulation, of deceptive ...

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Anna Weiss – The Space, London

Writer: Mike Cullen Director: Abigail Pickard Price Reviewer: Nichola Daunton   The second production from new theatre company KiteHigh, Anna Weiss is an intense and disturbing play about the complexities of memory and whether absolute truth is ever really possible. Written by Mike Cullen in the 90s, when False Memory Syndrome was regularly in the headlines, Anna Weiss tells the ...

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A Tale Of Two Cities – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Terence Rattigan, John Gielgud, Adam Spreadbury-Maher Director: Adam Spreadbury-Maher Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty [rating:4.5] Dickens, Gielgud and Rattigan. Or perhaps Rattigan, Gielgud and Dickens, then. Whatever way you mix it up it's a potent blend of some of the finest literary and theatrical talents Britain has ever produced. The combination of names alone makes it surprising that the script has ...

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You and Me – Blue Elephant Theatre, London

Writer: Roger Simeon Director: Bryony Shanahan Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:3.5] Antiquity and advancing senility are nothing to laugh at, yet there is something distinctly humorous about their detrimental effects.. The Blue Elephant Theatre's coproduction of YOU AND ME with Little Soldier Productions is a brave attempt to entertain and provoke its audience into a deeper contemplation of the futility and ...

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