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Outsiders – Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Outsiders by Pilot Theatre

Writer: Emteaz Hussain Director: Fraser Corfield Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Just as Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea dealt with the back story of some of the central characters in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, so Emteaz Hussain’s Outsiders gives voice to two women in Albert Camus’ L’Etranger (The Outsider) Camus’ The Outsider tells the story of an estranged French Algerian, Mersault. ...

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Strictly Balti – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer and Performer: Saikat Ahamed Director: Sally Cookson Reviewer: Chris Oldham Perhaps it’s because Travelling Light Theatre Company’s main focus is on producing theatre for young people, but there’s something remarkably accessible about their 46th production, Strictly Balti, writer and performer Saikat Ahamed’s one-man show exploring the idea of identity. Beginning as a small child on Christmas Day, Ahamed takes ...

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Eventide – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Barney Norris Director: Alice Hamilton Reviewer: Kris Hallett It doesn’t take long to realise that writer Barney Norris is the real deal. Within five minutes ofEventide, his follow-up piece to his award-winning debutVisitors,you feel yourself relaxing back in your seat aware that you’re in safe hands. Without needing to resort to major narrative plot points or high stakes character ...

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Vanity Bites Back – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Helen Duff Drama Facilitation: Holly Stoppit Reviewer: Chris Oldham For some, the sight of a performer leaving the stage to prowl through the audience can be a spectator’s worst nightmare. While television personality Jill (Helen Duff) does it with a packet of digestive biscuits in hand to soften the blow, what becomes immediately clear is that she isn’t out ...

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Outpost – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Devised: Green Ginger Theatre Company with script from Mike Akers Director: Joseph Wallace Reviewer: Joan Phillips Don’t miss some remarkable puppetryat the Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres until24 October. Designed and devised by Green Ginger Theatre Company,Outpost is the story of two guards manning either side of a bleak, remote border control. Luis, new to his job and eager to ...

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