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Reservoir Mogs – Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Music: Ben Osborne Designer: Madeleine Girling Director: Adam Fuller and Matthew Whittle Choreographer: Laura Street Reviewer: Julia Beasley This is the purr-fect antidote to Xmas ennui – a darkly funny feminist caper from Wardrobe Theatre Company, the creators of Muppits Die Hard, Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears and Rocky: A Horror Show. Four cool cats revisit a failed diamond ...

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Ablutions – Assembly Roxy Downstairs, Edinburgh

Director: Bertrand Lesca Dramaturg: Rina Vergano Musical Director: Ben Osborn Reviewer: Linford Butler Perfect pacing, impeccable acting and a sparsely set, well-crafted technical design, all underscored by an incredible country-blues Americana soundtrack, renders Fellswoop Theatre's Ablutions - the very human, very tragic story of a barman falling into the depths of despair - an impeccably well-made and impressively polished piece ...

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Eliza and the Wild Swans – The Bike Shed, Exeter

Director: Fiona Mikel Reviewer: Marina Spark The Bike Shed Theatre and the Wardrobe Ensemble have joined forces this year to create the family friendly, imaginative, festive adventure that is Eliza and the Wild Swans. Set in a laundrette the tale follows meek, mild Eliza, who diligently helps out with the tasks assigned to her at work. In a whirlwind the ...

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Dale Wasserman from Ken Kesey’s novel Director: Rob Salmon Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5]   The saying goes that medical staff make the worst patients and, while the inmates in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest clearly have issues, there’s a question mark hanging over the sanity of the staff. While the patients actually enjoy a modicum of freedom, the ...

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