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Neck or Nothing – Pleasance Theatre, London

Writers and Directors: Christopher Neels and Callum Cameron Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The 1996 documentary Project Grizzly told the efforts of Canadian Troy Hurtubise and his team to build a $150,000 suit of armour that would withstand the attack of a grizzly bear, so that he could observe them up close in the wild. That the documentary didn’t take Hurtubise’s efforts entirely ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: They Built It. No One Came – The Warren Studio 2

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Writer: Callum Cameron  Director: Lucy Wray Reviewer: Glen Pearce We think of cult leaders as charismatic individuals, able to convince people to leave their everyday lives through the sheer power of their convictions. What, though, if your community leaders are, frankly, just dull? That’s the problem facing Tobias and Alexander. They’ve created the perfect community, Humbleton, a rural idyll where ...

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The Duchess Of Malfi – New Diorama Theatre

Writer: John Webster Director: Natalie York Set Designer: Jenny Gamble Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The Duchess of Malfi, Webster’s great tragedy, is a grand tale of corruption, betrayal and violent death. Brothers Ferdinand and The Cardinal do not wish their sister, the titular and widowed Duchess to remarry so they can retain control over her estate and her person. Although ...

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Modern Jesus – Nursery Theatre, London

Writer and director: Christopher Neels Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Under a railway arch somewhere in Southwark, the Nursery Theatre has the feel of an abandoned church about it, all musty smells and wooden seats. What better place then for a play called Modern Jesus? Written and directed by New Zealander Christopher Neels, Modern Jesus explores what happens when the bored and ...

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