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Cougar – Orange Tree Theatre, London

Writer: Rose Lewenstein Director: Chelsea Walker Reviewer: Scott Matthewman One of the many downsides to corporate travel is that every hotel room ends up looking much the same as any other. That plays into the literary and design aesthetic of the Orange Tree Theatre’s latest collaboration with English Touring Theatre, which continually flashes forward to a succession of identikit bedrooms. ...

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A Streetcar Named Desire – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Chelsea Walker Reviewer: Molly Richardson This bold revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic play A Streetcar Named Desire is full of fire. One summer, the anxious boozer, yet fiercely clever seductress and glamour-queen, Blanche DuBois turns up unexpectedly at her sister Stella’s two-roomed house in a state of desperation as she tries to hold her life together. This gives ...

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Klippies – Southwark Playhouse, London

  Writer: Jessica Siân Director: Chelsea Walker Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty   A lesson in national, social and very personal history all at once, Klippies packs a hit that burns on the way down. We’re following Thandi and Yolandi, classmates who strike up an unlikely friendship based on waiting for a lift after school each Thursday, stealing cigarettes and drinking. So ...

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Chicken Dust – Curve Leicester

Writer: Ben Weatherhill Director: Chelsea Walker Reviewer: Phil Lowe Ben Weatherhill's Chicken Dust is the 2015 winner of the Curve Leicester's Playwriting Competition and was originally shown as a staged reading at the Finborough Theatre in a festival for Finborough playwrights. The ninety minute play at Curve marks the full length début of Weatherhill's East Midlands based drama. It is ...

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