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Blue/Orange – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Joe Penhall Director: Daniel Bailey Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Christopher is excited – like a toddler overdosed on sugar, he can’t keep still, his joy in the world is palpable. The reason for his delight? After 28 days of being forcibly sectioned, he’s due for release into the community. He’s suffering from a variation of Borderline Personality Disorder, and all ...

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Abuelo – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Amahra Spence in Abuelo at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Writer: Amahra Spence Director: Daniel Bailey Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Abuelo is Grandfather in Spanish and reflects the inspiration for the play, a highly personal exploration by writer and performer Amahra Spence. Spence’s grandfather is, she tellsus, a natural storyteller and she shares some of his stories in a rich Caribbean patois that is, for some audience members, almost impenetrable at ...

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JUMP! We’ll Catch You – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Director: Daniel Bailey Writer: Charlene James Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall JUMP! We’ll Catch You is a theatrical and educational insight into the lives of those suffering from mental illness. The play is running as part of the BEDLAM Festival of Divine Madness, an event co-produced by the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Birmingham &Solihull Mental Health Trust, who say, ‘The festival seeks ...

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