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On the Other Hand We’re Happy – Roundabout, Salford

Writer: Daf James Director: Stef O’Driscoll Reviewer: Sam Lowe Bringing a slice of the Edinburgh Fringe universe to Albert Park in Salford is… Roundabout. A transportable, practicable, and valuable theatre in the round space, which looks like a spaceship. This is bringing theatre out into the Salford Community. It rightfully boasts four premieres of plays, free events, comedy, and music. ...

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Daughterhood – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Charley Miles Director: Stef O’Driscoll Reviewer: Tom Ralphs Daughterhood explores the relationship between Pauline and Rachel two sisters born almost ten years apart. It adds into the mix a father who is wasting away from an incurable disease and a mother who disappeared almost fifteen years previously. Alongside the two sisters, there are a wide range of male characters ...

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Island Town – The Roundabout, Ordsall Park

Writer: Simon Longman Director: Stef O’Driscoll Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Paines Plough’s incredible pop-up theatre space, The Roundabout, once again lands in Salford fresh from a month’s run in Edinburgh. Every year it brings three brand new plays performed with excellence and Simon Longman’s Island Town continues this welcome trend. For anyone who hasn’t been inside the intimate, capsule-like, theatre in ...

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Island Town – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Simon Longman Reviewer: David Doyle  Simon Longman offers an insightful if bleak look into the lives of three teenagers in a town everyone wants to leave. Cleverly constructed in a circular fashion, the piece explores what happens when the ring road becomes your horizon. Although primarily focused on the lives of Sam, Pete, and Kate, played wonderfully by Charlotte ...

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Under Milk Wood – The Watermill Theatre, Berkshire

Writer: Dylan Thomas Music: Olly Fox Director: Brendan O’Hea Reviewer: Emma Pritchard It was The Watermill’s first professional production when the theatre opened its doors back in 1967, so how fitting that Under Milk Wood should return to the venue to mark its 50th anniversary year. And, with a cast led by the talented and versatile performer Alistair McGowan, The ...

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