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Dennis of Penge – Ovalhouse, London

Writer:  Annie Siddons Director:  Laura Keefe Reviewer:  Richard Maguire In Euripides’s The Bacchae, Dionysius comes to town to wreak revenge on Pentheus, the coldly rational King of Thebes. In Annie Siddons’s take on this ancient Greek tragedy, Dionysius is reimagined as Dennis, Thebes as Penge, and Pentheus is the name of the local job centre. Dennis of Penge is a modern tragedy ...

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How (Not) to Live in Suburbia – Soho Theatre, London

How Not to Live In Suburbia - Annie Siddons

Writer: Annie Siddons Director: Justin Audibert and Nicki Hobday Reviewer: Maryam Philpott London, for those who live there, is the absolute centre of the world. It’s full of life, art, culture and all kinds of fun you can imagine, so the idea of moving away is inconceivable. Except one day we’ll almost certainly have to when marriage, children and a ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Annie Siddons

With over 3000 shows at the world's biggest arts festival, here at The ReviewsHub,we want to make the job of choosing your Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows that little bit easier. So here’s Annie Siddons answering our annual Five Fast Fringe Questions. In one sentence tell us about your show. It's a hilarious brutal and honest autobiographical show about loneliness, with ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL 2016: Annie Siddons – How (Not) To Live In Suburbia

How Not to Live In Suburbia - Annie Siddons

Writer: Annie Siddons Co-Directors: Justin Audibert and Nicki Hobday Reviewer: Glen Pearce Venue: New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich It’s a curious strategy, at a time when there’s a tangible backlash against the centricity of London theatre, to bring a show that extolls the virtues of all things Capitol to a regional theatre festival. Annie Siddons doesn’t care.In How (Not)To Live In ...

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Rapunzel – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Jessica Hardwick and Peter Collins in rapunzel citizens theatre glasgow

Writer: Annie Siddons Director: Lu Kemp Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Cascadingdown the walls of the Citizens Theatre this festive season are the thick red locks of Rapunzel. This dark tale takes the audience on a journey, rather than an adventure and although daring in its ambition, it fails to hit the mark with its target audience. The tale of Rapunzel is ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: Scratch Day – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

For some artists, the thought of letting an audience into the very early stages of development is something that will send them into a blind panic. It’s a delicate balancing act – early work in progress is, by its very nature, a fragile thing, but there is also a danger that by being too close to the piece, you risk ...

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Pulse Festival: Raymondo – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Annie Siddons Director: Justin Audibert Composer: Marcus Hamblett Reviewer: Glen Pearce   “Words! Words! Words! I'm so sick of words!” trills Eliza Doolitle in My Fair Lady. And it’s a feeling one can empathise with after watching Annie Siddons'Raymondo. Siddons has created an epic narrative that fuses storytelling and music to share a surreal tale of two brothers locked ...

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