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Tremor – The Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Written by: Brad Birch Director: David Mercatali Reviewer: Beth Steer The latest play by Brad Birch, a recipient of the Harold Pinter Commission, Tremor has the potential to promise an evening of tense, nail-biting theatre. The short, one-act play charts the reunion of two individuals, Sophie (Lisa Diveney) and Tom (Paul Rattray), as they come together again, four years after ...

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Black Mountain – Paines Roundabout, Little Hulton

Writer: Brad Birch Director: James Grieve Reviewer: Andrea Allen Rebecca and Paul are off on a country break. But this is far from the idyllic isolated getaway, it’s time for an intervention, they’re here to save their relationship. As the couple try to work through their issues, the mind-games begin, and as reality and paranoia blur through the isolated landscape, ...

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The Brink – Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Writer: Brad Birch Director: Mel Hillyard Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Nick is not sleeping well. Every night he is woken by the same nightmare that the school at which he teaches is blown to smithereens and he himself is splattered into a million little pieces. The dreams lead him to the brink of extreme anxiety and then the discovery that ...

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NEWS: Welsh playwriting celebrated in new anthology

As the first ever anthology of Welsh plays is published, The Public Reviews' Hamza Naveed takes us on a journey through Welsh playwriting’s past, present and future, and a summary of the work included in Contemporary Welsh Plays.   It’s safe to say, that for a very long time, Wales was not recognised for its contribution to new writing. While ...

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Selfie – Ambassadors Theatre, London

Writer: Brad Birch Director: Paul Roseby Reviewer: Nichola Daunton   The National Youth Theatre’s Rep Company was launched in 2012 in order to provide an affordable eight month long course for young actors, which culminates in a ten week residency at the Ambassadors Theatre. A very worthy scheme in the days of mounting tuition fees and increasingly narrowing access to ...

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NEWS: Manchester’s Royal Exchange face global food crisis with 4 new plays

Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre set to stage four new plays as part of HUNGER FOR TRADE – an international performing arts response to the global food crisis. New pieces of work will be seen at The Studio at the Royal Exchange Theatre from Thursday 24 April to Saturday 3 May.Overseen by the Schauspielhaus in Hamburg, HUNGER FOR TRADE has been ...

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