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Touching The Void – Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Based on the book by Joe Simpson Adaptation: David Greig Director: Tom Morris Reviewer: Dominic Corr You may be acquainted with his story, but few will ever understand what Joe Simpson went through. Broken, frozen and clinging to the lip of the void as well as his life. Launching the Lyceum’s 2019 repertoire is David Greig’s stage adaptation of Simpson’s ...

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Andy Kirkpatrick – Psychovertical – The Lowry, Salford

Writer/Director: Andy Kirkpatrick Reviewer: Sam Lowe Walking into the foyer, this event has attracted quite a following, perhaps many of them are climbers and walkers. There were people at the theatre who might not usually go to the theatre. So, this is a positive start to the evening. Speakers from the Edge present speaker, Andy Kirkpatrick, a British mountaineer, author, and ...

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Andy Kirkpatrick: Inappropriate Climbing – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Often described as Britain’s only stand-up-comedian mountaineer, Andy Kirkpatrick doesn’t fail to bring great heights to the evening. Andy’s combination of tall tales, family affection and dark humour all came together in this show as he reminisces on the adventures he’s had over the last few years, including climbing El Capitain with his 13 year old daughter, ...

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