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Inside Out of Mind – Curve, Leicester


Writer &Director: Tanya Meyers Reviewer: Farhana Shaikh Based on participant observation in a dementia ward, Inside Out of Mind offers a rare glimpse of what it’s like to care for dementia patients. This is a ward like no other, for this is a ward with no name. This is a ward where dementia patients sit losing their real memories, forging ...

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ – Curve, Leicester

Book &Lyrics: Jake Brunger from the novel by Sue Townsend Music &Lyrics: Pippa Cleary Director: Luke Sheppard Reviewer: Claire Going Watched Adrian Mole tonight. Laughed my socks off because it was dead good. Wanted to watch it all over again, but found out the cast can only do it once a night. Just my luck. Sue Townsend’s awkward young anti-hero ...

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NEWS: Mary Poppins will land in Leicester to begin new UK Tour.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh have announced this morning that Mary Poppins will return to the UK and Ireland on a brand new tour which will open at Leicester Curve on Tuesday 13th October 2015. Cameron Mackintosh said today “It’s hard to believe that it is already 11 years since Mary Poppins first landed on the London stage. My goodness……time flies ...

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The Moscow State Circus – Curve Leicester

Reviewer: Farhana Shaikh Welcome to Park Gorkogo, or Gorky Park, a Moscow cultural quarter home to competing circus acts by day – and a feuding couple – a colourful park attendant who does her best to sweep the parks grounds, and rid of a pesky but over-enthusiastic suited and booted, old man – by night. The opening is a slow ...

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Pinocchio – Curve, Leicester

Writer: Michael Rosen Director: Sarah Brigham Reviewer: Claire Going It is a real challenge to hold the attention of small children for a whole hour, but Hiccup Theatre make it look easy. Their delightfully energetic stage adaptation of the timeless adventures of Pinocchio effortlessly succeeds in keeping a young audience both enthralled and entertained, and they even manage to amuse ...

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The Sound of Music – Curve, Leicester

Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II Book: Howard Lindsay &Russel Crouse Director: Paul Kerryson Reviewer: John Roberts There are lots of changes happening over at the Curve in Leicester, the recent announcement that longstanding Leicester director Paul Kerryson will be leaving the flagship venue in 2015 and will be replaced by critically acclaimed Nikolai Foster is one that the ...

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Circa Wunderkammer – Curve Leicester

Artistic Director:Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Phil Lowe Historically a Wunderkammer was a piece of German furniture that also seems to have many other names but one purpose: to fascinate. It was also known as a Cabinet of Curiosities, Kunstkabinett, Kunstkammer, Cabinets of Wonder, or Wonder room. Friends and family would come round and be amazed at all the crazy collections of ...

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NEWS: Curve, Leicester’s Hairspray gets all new 2015/16 UK Tour

A revival of this year’s production of Hairspray produced by Leicester Curve will embark on a major UK tour in 2015/16. This big, bold and beautiful musical comedy will begin its UK tour opening at Leicester’s Curve theatre on 9 September 2015 and will then tour to 29 venues across the UK, including a Christmas residency at Birmingham Alexandra Theatre ...

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