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We Are Bronte – The Lighthouse, Poole

Devisers: Sarah Corbett & Angus Barr Director: Ed Rapley Reviewer: Sophie Huggins Although based on a recognised stimulus of the Bronte sisters, there is certainly nothing predictable about this highly entertaining devised fringe comedy. Encompassing genres of improvisation, stand-up, clown and physical theatre, this show is simply unlike anything else. Set in the rolling hills of Yorkshire, the devisers and performers ...

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Glorilla – Exeter Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Writers: Susie Donkin, Pauline Morel, Angus Barr, Rina Vergano Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Joan Phillips   After the hilarious Gloriator, Spitz &Co return this year with the equally terrific Glorilla. This time, the acclaimed French actress Gloria Delaneuf follows the tracks of Diane Fossey into the Kungalunga Jungle to communicate with gorillas. At the similarities to Gorillas in the Mist ...

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We Are Bronte – Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Devisors and Performers:Sarah Corbett and Angus Barr Director: Edward Rapley   As Jane Eyre storms back to the Bristol Old Vic after its triumphant National Theatre run and before its next journey to Hong Kong, there is another celebration of the Bronte's happening just up the road at the new and improved Wardrobe Theatre. Three sisters and one (less famous) ...

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Gloriator – The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

Pauline Morel as Gloria Delaneuf

Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Marina Spark   The Drum at the Theatre Royal Plymouth introduces its alternative Christmas show this week: Gloriator. The tongue-in-cheek recreation of the classic epic film Gladiator certainly provides opportunity for mirth. The star of the show is Gloria Delaneuf, a seasoned French actress, who wishes to tell the story of the unsung female characters in ...

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We Are Brontë – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Devised and performed by: Angus Barr and Sarah Corbett Director: Ed Rapley (with additional direction by Brenda Waite and Susie Donkin) Reviewer: Joan Phillips With as much of a nod to the austere early 19th Century existence on the Yorkshire moors of the Brontëfamily as to 20th Century gothic horror movies, We Are Brontëis physical theatre at its most superb, ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: Glorilla – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Devisers: Susie Donkin, Pauline Morel, Angus Barr and Rina Vergano Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Ever get the feeling that some celebrity goodwill charity visits to far-flung places are actually more of an attempt to boost their public profile than any actual good deed? It’s certainly a notion that crosses the mind after an hour spent with ‘acclaimed’ ...

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