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Brenda – HighTide Festival, Aldeburgh

Writer: E V Crowe Director: Caitlin McLeod Reviewer: Paul Couch   It would be a kindness to describe E V Crowe’s Brenda as a work in progress that isn’t quite there yet. That, we could forgive while looking forward to a polished end-product in the future. However, this two-hander is sold as “a brave new play that asks us what ...

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Beached – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Melissa Bubnic Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Glen Pearce A mother’s love can be a wonderful thing but occasionally that love can have much darker undertones. For JoJo her life revolves around her nineteen year old son Arty. There’s nothing unusual about that – apart from the fact that Arty hasn’t left the house for three years and, at nineteen ...

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Incognito – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Nick Payne Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Is the brain a creative force or a prison? The possibility for the human brain to create is well documented but when damaged it can also lock the mind into a constant loop of frustration. Nick Payne’s Incognito is as complex as the brains at the centre of his plot. ...

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