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King Lear – Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Two people blend into a dark background

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Natasha Buckley Reviewer: Helen Tope Created to professional standards, productions from local company, The Actors Wheel, have everything except the Equity card. Performed by students of Marjon University’s Acting programme, The Actors Wheel combines discipline and ambition in equal measure; taking on challenging work, and it’s safe to say, few plays possess the fearsome reputation of ...

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BOOK REVIEW: Teaching Voice – Workshops for young performers

Author: Max Hafler Reviewer: John Roberts Max Hafler has been teaching voice for well over a decade and his new book Teaching Voice - Workshops for Young Performers will easily become a go-to book for any theatre practitioner who works regularly with young people and or has to teach voice. The book is spilt into several sections - firstly there ...

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OPINION: We tip waiters – why not actors?

As arts budgets tighten, producers and directors are having to be increasingly inventive when it comes to making theatre. Never one to shrink from controversy, JON WAINWRIGHT asks whether particularly satisfying work should benefit from an added revenue stream... Anyone who loves fringe theatre will have had the experience of sitting in a small venue at the end of a ...

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BLOG: Resting Actress – Dearly beloved

As I’ve just signed with my brand, spanking new agent I’ve hit Christmas with anew-found enthusiasm and lust for stagey life. I quite enjoy the Christmas period.Yes, there’s the endless Mariah Carey Christmas replays on the radio, and mincepies seem to have taken over the fruit and veg aisle in Tesco, but this year I’mdetermined to be positive and use ...

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Perspectives – 3MT Theatre, Manchester

Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin [Rating:2] Organised Chaos have the wonderful aim of discovering and promoting new and emerging talents in acting, writing and directing in the North-West. They provide an excellent platform and support for new creative artists and help create a burgeoning fringe scene in Manchester. Their latest venture 'Perspectives' provided writers with the challenge of showing a different perspective ...

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