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Circle Mirror Transformation – HOME, Manchester

Writer: Annie Baker Director: Bijan Sheibani Reviewer: Lizz Clark It has been said that films about actors and acting are likely to be lauded at the Oscars, from Argo to La La Land. Perhaps Circle Mirror Transformation is the theatrical equivalent: Annie Baker's play, which follows a six-week drama course held at a Vermont community centre, certainly garnered praise from ...

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Di and Viv and Rose – Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Di Viv Rose - SJT, Scarborough

Writer: Amelia Bullmore Director: Lotte Wakeham Designer: Frankie Bradshaw Lighting: Jason Taylor Sound: Paul Stear Reviewer: Ron Simpson Di and Viv and Rose is what it says – it’s about Di and Viv and Rose. They are the only three characters: Amelia Bullmore cleverly makes us know others without actually seeing them. Rose's irritatingly generous stepfather or one of her ...

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Di and Viv and Rose – Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Amelia Bullmore Director: Ellie Darvill Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Di, Viv and Rose. Three very different girls meeting in halls of residence. They become friends and share a house for two years, sharing in the ups and downs of student life – and there are plenty of both. Can they ‘meet with Triumph and Disaster/And treat those two impostors just ...

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A Christmas Carol – Noel Coward Theatre, London

Jim Broadbent and Sam Spiro in A Christmas Carol

Writer: Patrick Barlow Director: Phelim McDermott Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The character of Scrooge is always given quite a hard time for hating Christmas, although these days seeing as the marketing begins in August and by mid-December all that false cheer is starting to grate, you might be forgiven for thinking that maybe he has a point. And spending Christmas ...

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Di and Viv and Rose – Hampstead Theatre, London

Writer: Amelia Bullmore Director: Anna Mackmin Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4.5] When the Hampstead Theatre first opened the Michael Frayn space downstairs, it was designed as an experimental space for plays to be put on free from critical view. People still pay to see a range of shows from new writers but no reviews appear in the press, rather the opinions ...

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