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Frankenstein: The Metal Opera – The Space, London

Book/Lyrics: Carol Pestridge Music Richard Campbell Director: Alan Mandel Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Not to paint too broad a brush stroke, but if there’s one thing people of science like, it’s classification. Beginning from the ancient naturalists and hitting its stride in men like Swedish biologist Carolus Linnaeus in the mid 18th century and Dmitri Mendeleev (Mr. Periodic Table) in 1869, ...

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PVT Wars – The Space, London

Writer: James McLure Director: Naomi Wirthner Reviewer: Fran Beaton [rating:2] Set in a psychiatric hospital, PVT Wars follows three ex-soldiers recovering from wartime injuries and the emotional scarring that accompanies their afflictions. Or so the programme’s synopsis says. Were it not for this brief synopsis, the audience would spend the entire first half of the show wondering what on earth ...

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Canary Gold – Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Writer and director: Carlos Belda Reviewer: Anna Ambelez [Rating:3.5] This production sang like a canary and shone like gold, but was it fool’s gold? The story begins in the 16th century, shifting back and forth to modern day. The song “What would you do with a drunken sailor, what would you do with a merchant banker” encapsulates much of the ...

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