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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – Bristol Old Vic

Adapters: Michael Morpurgo, Emma Rice Director: Emma Rice Composer: Stu Barker Reviewer: Tim Wright ‘In the dark times, will there be singing?’ we are asked at the top of the show. This is a story about refugees, about people displaced from their homes by war and about collective experience of loss. But this isn’t a play about Syria, the Calais Jungle ...

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Adapters: Michael Morpurgo, Emma Rice Director: Emma Rice Composer: Stu Barker Reviewer: Ron Simpson About a week ago it was announced, much to the consternation of many theatre professionals, that Emma Rice is to leave her post as Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe over issues of authenticity. Her Kneehigh production of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, staged at ...

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – Home, Manchester

 Writer: Michael Morpurgo Director: Emma Rice Reviewer: Mel Duncan Hidden stories and those long forgotten can be the beginnings of magical theatre which teach one to probe deeper into the world around them.  Given that Slapton Sands, the village depicted in Michael Morpurgo’s much-loved book sits in such proximity to Kneehigh’s creative stomping ground, this would be a natural choice of ...

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LATITUDE 2015: 946

Artist(s):Kneehigh Writers: Michael Morpugo and Emma Rice for Kneehigh Theatre Company Director: Emma Rice Venue: Theatre Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett The hung over Sunday crowds at Latitude were still out in force first thing in the theatre tent to witness the first public performance of 946, Kneehigh’s customary inventive new production from Michael Morpugo’s book The Amazing Story of Adolphus ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Kneehigh’s Emma Rice

Visitorsto the 10thanniversary edition of Latitude Festival willbe the first to catch acclaimed theatre company Kneehigh's new show,946. Adapted from Michael Morpurgo's novel, The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, the story gives an insight into a mostlyforgotten true story from the Second World War. Director and co-adaptor Emma Rice - who is soon to take up her new rôle as ...

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