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Henna Night – Hen & Chickens Theatre, London

Writer: Amy Rosenthal Director: Antoinette Alexandrou Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Modern relationships are endlessly fascinating and there’s nothing more interesting than finding out more about a partner’s former or future lovers. It’s a process of discovery in which you can learn more about the person you’re with or who they went on to next – especially if they are entirely different ...

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Henna Night – New Diorama Theatre, London

Writer: Amy Rosenthal Director: Peter James Reviewer: Stephen Bates Our first sight of Judith comes as she sips a glass of red wine (one of many) and staggers around her cramped London bedsit which is cluttered with cardboard boxes surrounding her unmade bed (an IKEA futon to be precise). Roger Glossop’s very realistic set design, which may owe a little ...

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The Ballad of Martha Brown – Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton

Writers: Amy Rosenthal, Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Directors: Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Reviewer: Joan Phillips There is no getting away from the gallows in this production, it is there throughout the evening. The fate of Martha Brown is foretold and we are not going to be allowed to forget it. The noose that eventually hangs her may be variously a ...

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The Ballad of Martha Brown – The Rondo Theatre, Bath

Writers: Amy Rosenthal, Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Directors: Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Reviewer: Claire Hayes “Are you here for the hanging?” the audience is asked, as we make our way into the auditorium. And indeed we are, because Angel Exit Theatre’s latest production is based around the life and times of Martha Brown, the last woman to be publicly hanged ...

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