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Revolt. She said. Revolt again – Shoreditch Town Hall

Writer:Alice Birch Director:Erica Whyman Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Alice Birch’s Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. is a play that doesn’t behave as expected. It disintegrates, breaking boundaries of form and language, wrestling with inconceivably large issues, and frantically pursuing diverse streams of thought, until it breaches incomprehensibility. But then, it is a play about women not behaving as expected, ferociously exposing ...

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We Want You To Watch – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Alice Birch Music: Ben and Max Ringham Tour Director: Laurence Cook Original Director: Caroline Steinbeis Reviewer: Rich Jevons For those of us who read the SCUM manifesto in the Seventies, Rash Dash’s vitriolic and visceral We Want You To Watch, commissioned by the National Theatre, lets the audience off quite lightly. But in comparison with other feminist agitprop and ...

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We Want You to Watch – The Drum, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writers: Alice Birch and RashDash Tour Director: Laurence Cook Original Director: Caroline Steinbeis Reviewer: Joan Phillips Here is a production that proposes an insight into the very serious issues of pornography and sexual violence, but gets so caught up in its own noisy confusion and physical convulsions that it crowds out its initial serious intentions. Written by Alice Birch with ...

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News: Latitude Announces First Theatre Acts

As thoughts begin to think of summer, Latitude Festival have announced the first details of their Theatre and Arts line up for 2014. Top theatre companies The RSC, Royal Exchange Manchester and Battersea Arts Centre are among the groups heading to the parkland setting of Henham in Suffolk. The RSC have commissioned Alice Birch to write Attempts on a Revolution, ...

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Life For Beginners – Theatre503, London

Writers: Alice Birch, Ben Ellis, Matt Hartley, Lizzie Nunnery and Rex Obano Director: Tim Roseman and Paul Robinson Review: Steve Barfield [rating:3.5] Tim Roseman and Paul Robinson joint artistic directors of Theatre503 pursue an interesting idea here: a multi-authored play which combines and attempts to interweave five quite separate stories. All five stories have as their central theme a rather ...

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