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PALS: The Irish at Gallipoli – Collins’ Barracks, Dublin

Director: Louise Lowe Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Walking into the National Museum at Collins' Barracks Dublin it is hard not to be awed by the palpable sense of history present in the building. It is these surroundings that Anu Productions have chosen for their latest productionPALS: The Irish at Gallipoli. This performance focuses on the 7th Battalion of the Royal Dublin ...

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Fiction – The Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Conceived by David Rosenberg and Glen Neath Reviewer: Clare Howdon Dreams have always been a fascinating subject for theatre makers. Katie Mitchell's adaptation of August Strindberg's; A Dream Play was wonderfully surreal and playful in it's approach while Fuel Theatre's latest offering Fiction, a collaboration between writer Glen Neath and director David Rosenberg, plunges into similar territory. While the subject ...

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Veil – The HUB, Leeds

Creators: Shanaz Gulzar &Kully Thiarai Writer: Kay Adshead Reviewer: Holly Spanner The veil, in religious context is intended to show honour to an object or space. For Muslim women and girls there are a number of varieties which are worn in accordance with hijab – the principle of dressing modestly, and obscuring that which men find sexually attractive. There are ...

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Farmaggedon: Revenge of the Dead – Ormskirk

Reviewer: Amanda Cooper Farmaggedonreturns once again for it’s annual scare-fest, frightening anyone who dares step over this threshold of terror. If you are scared of anything that goes bump in the night, then stay at home as the creators and performers of Farmaggedon will play on any fear you care to display and they won’t let you go. Three themed ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Zombies: why death is like dying or are you working hard enough – D-Light Studios, Dublin

Writer and Director: Devised by Ensemble Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Emerging from D-Light Studios at 6am tired, bewildered and covered in talcum powder is not the norm for most theatrical experiences, however, Zombies: why death is like dying or are you working hard enough brings fringe theatre to a whole new level. This devised and durational performance takes place from 1am ...

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Dinosaur Zoo – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Director: Scott Wright Reviewer: Mark and Isobel Smith Erth theatre from Australia, have taken the format of ‘show and tell’ and taken its concept to a whole new level. They have subsequently created a show packed full of fun, spectacle and learning, no mean feat at all, when you consider the average age at the show this reviewer watched was ...

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RIFT’s Macbeth – Balfron Tower, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Devised scene: Gruff Theatre Director: Felix Mortimer Reviewer: Annegret Märten Welcome to Borduria, the country inhabiting all fictional characters. Goldilocks lives in Northern Borduria but the portal in a basement of the brutalist Balfron tower leads straight to the grim South where the unscrupulous and scheming Macbeths reside. Alongside the fictional characters live the Bordurian citizens who ...

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