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Under the Mulberry Tree – The Studio at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Timothy Jones Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Edie Ranvier Edinburgh is labouring under a glut of plays, written by men, about how infertility turns women into psychopathic harridans.At the Lyceum, Tim Barrow’s Union is busy portraying Queen Anne, on the back of her miscarriages, as an unhinged despot who goes about breast-feeding a swaddled doll, leaving off occasionally to oppress ...

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Two And Two Make Sex – Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Author : Richard Harris and Leslie Darbon Director : Matt Devitt Reviewer: Michael Gray We're back in the Seventies – matador poster, inflatable chair, downlighters and eye-watering wallpaper. Harold Wilson in Westminster, Rodney Marsh at Wembley.And how titillating this title seemed back then – hinting at swingers, free love and the permissive society. In fact, of course, there's no sex ...

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Treasure Island – Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Writer: Chris Bond adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson Composer: Steven Markwick Lyrics: Chris Bond and Steven Markwick Director: Bob Carlton Reviewer: Michael Gray [Rating:4]   After last summer's Peter Pan, its time for Stevenson's ever-popular story of "buccaneers and buried gold". It is an amazing show – specially commissioned from Hornchurch favourite Chris Bond, with original music, largely inspired by ...

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