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Artic Oil – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Clare Duffy Director: Gareth Nicholls Reviewer: Dominic Corr More than the pollution of the Earth, the pollution of a relationship is at stake. Arguably the most complicated, yet often tightest – mother and daughter. Tainted, still persevering beneath the animosity despite their contrary stands on politics, beliefs and nurture. Arctic Oil, written by award-winning writer Clare Duffy sees this infection ...

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Future Bodies- HOME, Manchester 

Writers: Clare Duffy and Abbi Greenland with Helen Goalen, Jon Spooner and Becky Wilkie Directors: Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen Reviewer: Dave Cunningham According to the lyrics of a song in Future Bodies: ‘The future is coming -and it’s coming hard’; this is not a play where punches are pulled. Future Bodies compels the audience to consider complex intellectual and philosophical ...

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The Noise- Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Writers: Clare Duffy, Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe Director: Jon Spooner Composer: David Edwards Reviewer: Nicole Evans [rating:2.5] Imagine living on a remote island somewhere near Antarctica, miles from civilisation. Nobody comes, nobody goes. With a small population, this kind of life would be considered peaceful to most, but not to the residents of Whitley, they are haunted by a ...

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Money The Game Show – Brewery Theatre, The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writer/Director: Clare Duffy Music: Matt Angove &David Edwards Reviewer: Samuel Shelton [rating:4.5] Debt is not fun. Say that to a packed Brewery Theatre at the Tobacco Factory, you’ll be corrected. Clair Duffy’s Money The Game Show is a daring tragi-comedy that is full of heart and knowledge. 10000 pounds in one pound coins lay dormant in a surprisingly small pile ...

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Pulse Fringe Festival: The Ethics Of Progress – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writers: Jon Spooner, Chris Thorpe, Clare Duffy Director: Amy Hodge, Jon Spooner Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4]   There seems to be a theme in this year’s Pulse Festival for artists to take the phrase ‘lecture theatre’ literally. So far we’ve had lecture based performances on economics and art and now the unlikely subject of quantum physics. A show that involves ...

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Mission to Mars – Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

Writer: Clare Duffy, Chris Thorpe &Jon Spooner Director: Jon Spooner Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating:3] Like all works of an improving nature this play does not appeal to everyone for whom it was written. Overheard after the performance in the boys’ loos in this charming, totally child centred theatre, “That was boring wasn’t it”. No, it wasn’t, it was a worthy ...

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