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Rime – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Reviewer: Glen Pearce Circus can sometimes fall into the trap of allowing spectacle and skill to take centre stage at the expense of clear narrative. Not so with Square Peg Circus’ adaptation of Coleridge'sThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The epic narrative poem provides a sure footing for this inventive company to overlay a mix of acrobatics, aerial work, circus, ...

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White Rabbit Red Rabbit – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Nassim Soleimanpour Reviewer: Michael Gray [rating:4] Any evening in the theatre is a unique event. But this show is remarkable in that it is being performed by a different actor for each of its five nights. And that actor will know nothing of the piece before arriving on stage – each page he turns will bring fresh surprises, new ...

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Dancing at Lughnasa – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Brian Friel Director: Sue Lefton Reviewer: Michael Gray [rating:4]   Brian Friel's memory play – now something of a classic – looks back to the summer of 1936, to family life in remotest County Donegal. Sara Perks' design has evocative fields of wheat and poppies, with the cottage arising organically in their midst: its black-lead range, a devotional picture ...

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