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A Clockwork Orange – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Adapted from Anthony Burgess Director: Alexandra Spencer–Jones Lighting Designer: James Baggaley Combat: Lewis Penfold Reviewer: Jim Gillespie [Rating: 3.5] A homecoming of sorts. Anthony Burgess was raised in Manchester and set his brutal satire on late 20th Century society in the city. The Lowry Theatre sits five minutes tram distance from central Manchester, and how far his dystopian vision ...

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A Clockwork Orange – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Adapted from Anthony Burgess Director: Alexandra Spencer–Jones Reviewer: Michael Gray [Rating:4] Anthony Burgess was not happy about the way his seminal novel transferred to the screen. The amoral adolescent gang-lads seemed much more vivid, more threatening, more iconic. Whatever would he have made of this amazingly physical re-working of that 1952 tale (based on his own stage version), with ...

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A Wondrous Place – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Alison Carr/Sarah McDonald-Hughes/Luke Barnes/Matt Hartley Director: Chris Meads Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin [Rating:3] A Wondrous Place is a production by a newly formed company Northern Spirit which has been formed by multidisciplinary artists, theatre makers, and writers from all across the North. Their aim is to dispel the stereotypes, the grim-up-north perceptions, and instead re-imagine and reintroduce their cities as ...

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