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Sour Lips – Ovalhouse, London

Writer: Omar El-Khairy Director: Carissa Hope Lynch Reviewer: Lizzie Kirkwood [rating:3] Sour Lips tells the true story of Amina Arraf, the blogger known as ‘A Gay Girl In Damascas’. The blog claimed to document the life of Amina Abdallah Arraf al-Omari, a half-Syrian, half-American lesbian living in Damascus. The blog mainly followed her personal life and relationships, but she also ...

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The Act – Ovalhouse, London

Created by: Thomas Hescott and Matthew Baldwin Director: Thomas Hescott Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] To celebrate its fiftieth birthday, the Ovalhouse theatre has commissioned a season of work named Counterculture 50, exploring the possibilities of fringe theatre to inhabit a wider cultural frame of reference than the mainstream, something in which this theatre has a strong tradition while remaining aware ...

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