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Laura-Doe’s Vaudeville of the Vulva – Bread and Roses, London

Writer: Laura-Doe, Anando Bharti and Robert Grayson Director:  Penelope Chater Reviewer:  Richard Maguire There are quite a few vulvas – or should that be vulvae as Laura-Doe insists? – in London at the moment. Last month we had the lyrical Rejoicing At Her Wondrous Vulva The Young Woman Applauded Herself at the Ovalhouse Theatre, and opening later this month at ...

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A Modest Little Man – Bread and Roses, London

Writer: Francis Beckett Director:  Owain Rose Reviewer:  Richard Maguire In today’s political climate it seems almost impossible that Britain was once, albeit briefly, a socialist state. This play about the Labour Government of the postwar 1940s serves as a stark reminder of the utopian dreams this country once had. The Second World War had thrown together all echelons of British ...

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Ruby – Bread & Roses, London

Writer: Jonathan Stephenson Directors: Luke Clarke and Jessica-Rose Boyd Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Grief comes after an ending – be it the failure of a relationship or the loss of a loved one. In Jonathan Stephenson’s new play Ruby, Verity (Hannah-Jane Pawsey) is struggling to cope with both forms of grief – living with the loss of her mother, when her ...

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