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As Funny As Cancer – Bike Shed, Exeter

Writer and performer: Beth Vyse Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts What do breast cancer and Deal or No Deal have in common? Beth Vyse is here to explain all in her solo show, As Funny As Cancer. On the way in the audience is greeted by a loud American woman in a large blond wig, each person welcomed and given a ping ...

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VAULT VIGNETTE: The Eulogy of Toby Peach

How would you describe your show in one sentence? From diagnosis to remission, relapse and treatment, experience a young man's journey with cancer in this honest, fascinating and inspiring exploration of modern science and the wonders of the human body. Is this your first visit to the VAULT Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what ...

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Adam Hills: Clown Heart – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts Cancer is a dick... It affects far too many people, and will at least once in our own life affect someone we know and love, it is also the driving force behind Adam Hills' latest show. Hills always manages to find a message of hope and of passion to underline his sets, it brings a more humanitarian ...

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Maurice’s Jubilee – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Nichola McAuliffe Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:5] After an acclaimed run at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Maurice’s Jubilee continues its UK tour, delighting audiences with its unique blend of laugh out loud comedy and touching pathos. Astutely observed and superbly written, Nichola McAuliffe’s new play gives a wholly realistic glimpse into the relationship between a couple ...

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Dirty Laundry – Sheffield City Hall

Writer: Sharon Holland Taylor &Alison Pennels Director: Andrea Turner Reviewer: Esther Dyson [Rating:4] Dirty Laundry tells the story of two neighbours Peggy and Faith who meet up to hang their washing out. They live for nothing but the running of a perfect home and to criticise the other neighbours around them. Sharon Holland Taylor and Brenda Chapel play the two ...

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