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Re:Play Festival 2014: The Man Who Woke Up Dead – The Lowry, Salford

Writer/Director: Michael White Reviewer: Jo Beggs A nurse passes out at the wheel of her car. A man is found unconscious and confused at the side of the road. A young man is killed on a French battlefield. If it sounds like a Saturday afternoon Film Noir, it’s because that’s exactly what Square Peg Theatre Company are aiming at. The ...

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Re:Play Festival 2014: Lunch – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Stephen Berkoff Director: Peter Wright Reviewer: Jo Beggs Lunch is one of eight plays selected from Manchester’s ever expanding fringe scene for a second outing as part of the Library Theatre’s re:play festival. While the Library waits to move into it’s new home and transform into HOME, re:play enjoys its 2014 run in the Lowry Studio. Hyde Festival Theatre ...

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Re:Play Festival 2014: One Hand Clapping – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Anthony Burgess Adaptor/Director: Lucia Cox Reviewer: Jim Gillespie This adaptation forms part of the Library Theatre re:play Festival at Salford’s Lowry Theatre. It is adapted from Burgess’ 1961 novel of the same name which he published under the pseudonym of Joseph Kell, and this is not the only hint of Kafka in the production. Burgess’ bitter and sardonic indictment ...

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Re:Play Festival 2014 – The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star : The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Stella Grundy Director: Ian Curley Reviewer: Jim Gillespie Stella Grundy’s one-woman show forms part of the Library Theatre re:play Festival at Salford’s Lowry Theatre. Nearly. As it isn’t actually performed in the theatre. Having mustered in the coffee bar we are shepherded down two floors and along subterranean corridors to arrive at the Lyric Theatre Basement Orchestra Dressing Room. ...

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NEWS: Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces Its New Season

The theatre in the hills this week welcomed us to the 2014 Summer Season and to ‘Home Again’. To mark Scotland`s second Year Of Homecoming, Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 2014 Season hope to be a joyous, wide-ranging celebration of Scottish theatre voices. Whether urban or rural, contemporary or historical, funny or sad, all of the rich, rewarding stories in the ‘Home ...

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NEWS: Peter Pan Flies into the King’s for its 50th Anniversary Panto Season

For the first time ever Peter Pan will be flying into the King’s Theatre to celebrate 50 years since the very first pantomime was staged at the historic Glasgow venue. With breath-taking special effects – including a flying sequence – spectacular sets, dazzling costumes, and more than a sprinkle of fairy dust, Peter Pan is set to captivate audiences of ...

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NEWS: War Horse embarks on UK tour

West End hit (and inspiration for a Hollywood film) War Horse is set to tour eight UK venues from September 2013-July 2014, it was announced today. The play, based on a book by Michael Morpurgo, tells the tale of young Albert and his horse Joey, who is sent off to assist in the battles of World War One and uses ...

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