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A Brave Face – CAST, Doncaster

Writer / Director: Rachael Savage Music: Janie Armour Choreographer: Rachael Alexander Reviewer: Janet Jepson The United Kingdom has been famous throughout the centuries for its exemplary armed services, defending both the shores of our tiny islands and the wider Commonwealth lands. We take our armed troops somewhat for granted, they have always been there and will be prepared to defend ...

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A Brave Face – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Writer and Director: Rachael Savage Reviewer: Daryl Holden Offering a painfully truthful and poignant look into the cause and effect that Post Traumatic Stress can have on an individual, What Vamos Theatre have created with A Brave Faceis nothing short of impressive. Even more impressive then, is that they manage to do it all without saying a single word. It’s 2009 ...

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The Best Thing – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer and Director: Rachel Savage Reviewer : Joan Phillips The Best Thing is a reminder that you can only be so nostalgic about ‘the 60s’. The exciting and explosive changes in fashion and pop music are well documented, but changes in society’s behaviours, codes and taboos drag behind. Writer and director Rachel Savage reminds us of what happened, on so ...

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Finding Joy – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer &Director: Rachael Savage Reviewer: Joan Phillips Finding Joy is an enchanting, funny and deeply moving story about 83 year old Joy. Written and directed by Rachael Savage, the story follows Joy’s struggles with dementia, and those of her immediate family who try to care for her. But do not be deterred by the seriousness of the theme. This production ...

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