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Romeo and Juliet – Heaton Park, Manchester

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Caroline Clegg Reviewer: Lizz Clark Two households, both alike in dignity... in fair Heaton, where we lay our scene? That is the version of The Bard's famous prologue which audiences are hearing this summer, as Feelgood Theatre Productions brings the timeless love story to Grade I-listed Heaton Hall and the surrounding park. This promenade production takes ...

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JB Shorts 14 – Joshua Brooks, Manchester

Writers: Andrew Lynch, Perrie Balthazar, Lindsay Williams, Anita Pandolfo, Peter Kerry, Dave Simpson Directors: David Fleeshman, Lucia Cox, Miranda Parker, Paul Blinkhorn, Caroline Clegg, Alyx Tole Reviewer: Jo Beggs Once again, JB Shorts brings together TV writers with local directors and actors to create six 15- minute plays in the atmospheric cellar of the Joshua Brooks pub. The tight space ...

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Not About Heroes – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Stephen MacDonald. Director: Caroline Clegg Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin Not About Heroes is one of the best performed lectures I have attended – but it isn't the finest theatre. Stephen MacDonald's story of the meeting and developing friendship of two of our best-loved war poets is crammed full of fascinating detail interlaced with the poignant words of Siegfried Sassoon and ...

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Not About Heroes – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Stephen MacDonald Director: Caroline Clegg Reviewer: Laura Maley Two young men meet in Craiglockhart War Hospital for Nervous Disorders in 1917, sent from the front line of The Great War. One, Wilfred Owen, is suffering from shell shock. The other an officer, Siegfried Sassoon, is there as punishment for publishing an anti-war declaration (having been honoured with the Military ...

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Re:play: JB Shorts – The Lowry, Salford

Writers: Ian Kershaw, Lindsay Williams, Dave Simpson &Diane Whitley, James Quinn Directors: Miranda Parker, Adam Quayle, Caroline Clegg, Martin Gibbons Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:4] JB Shorts has become a traditional part of the Manchester theatre calendar since it launched in 2009, bringing TV writers and local actors together to produce short, snappy plays. Strung together they always make for an ...

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