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In Other Words – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Matthew Seager Director: Paul Brotherston Reviewer: Dominic Corr Something which makes us human is how we shackle ourselves to memories. They often define us, mould us and certainly impact our sense of self. When we lose these, this has a crueller, more twisted effect than other afflictions. Off the Middle production works together with Playlist for Life to produce ...

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Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other Love Songs) – HOME, Manchester

  Writer: Carl Grose Music: Charles Hazlewood Director: Mike Shepherd Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin   Kneehigh burst onto the stage at HOME in their recognisably energetic, playful style and dragged us into their dark musical portraying a world hanging by a thread. Dead Dog in a Suitcase is based on John Gay’s A Beggar’s Opera and Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera and ...

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Killing Me Softly – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer and Director: John Binnie Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5] In 1972 Roberta Flack was asked to sing an additional song as an encore, 40 years on and Killing Me Softly still resonates with audiences worldwide. In 1987, writer John Binnie’s play of the same name took a look at what, at the time, was still a fairly new spectre of ...

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