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The Love Of The Nightingale – Bierkeller Bristol

Writer: Timberlake Wertenbaker Director: Miranda Cromwell Reviewer: Kris Hallett After the sugary excesses of the Christmas season trust Bristol Old Vic’s Young Company to start a new year of theatre with something as bracing as Timberlake Wertenbaker’s play The Love Of The Nightingale. Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1988, its themes of male privilege and issues of consent seems ...

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Dracula – Bierkeller Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Bram Stoker (adapted by Jasmine Smart) Directors: Ben Hughes-Games &June Trask Reviewer: Kath Hill [Rating:3.5] Dracula, the most famous vampire of all, is brought to life once more at the Bierkeller Theatre as a rival to the sparkly cinematic new boys. The performance is faithful to Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel and tells the story of the strange Count who ...

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Bike – Bierkeller Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Katherine Mitchell Director: Nancy Medina Reviewer: Kath Hill [Rating:4] One woman. Two wheels. This single hander tells the story of one woman’s journey to adulthood and middle age, much of it in the saddle of her bike. The parallels between learning to balance on two wheels and gaining her independence on two feet are evident but there is much ...

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