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Brighton Festival: The Bear – Brighton Studio Theatre, Brighton

Writer: Improbable &Angela Clerkin Music: Nick Powell Director: Lee Simpson Reviewer: Hannah Rowlands [rating: 4]   One of the most common themes in the novels of American writer John Irving is the constant appearance of a bear. He claims no great meaning behind the use of bears, as for him growing up in America, they are commonplace. Wild bears are ...

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The Bear – Brewery Theatre, The Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writers: Angela Clerkin &Lee Simpson Director: Lee Simpson Reviewer: Samuel Shelton [Rating:2.5] In the scantly lit smoky haze wails a single trumpet, Angela Clerkin’s voice is projected in a gritty L.A film noir accent. Lurking in this haze growling and snuffling is the bear. “It wasn’t me. The bear did it” exclaims the accused, is he telling the truth? The ...

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Monkey Bars – Drum Theatre, Plymouth

Writer &Director: Chris Goode Reviewer: Marina Spark [rating:4] The Drum Theatre at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth is currently home to Monkey Bars, a one act, verbatim piece of theatre using the words and thoughts of over seventy children aged between seven and ten. As a space, the Drum Theatre lends itself well to Monkey Bars, as we are often exposed ...

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