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A Wake in Progress – The VAULT Festival, London

Writer: Joel Samuels Director: Liz Bacon Reviewer: Mike Wells Death is a subject rarely associated with celebration, but A Wake in Progress challenges this idea with a mixture of good humour and audience participation. Tonight, we followed Daffodil’s story (her name decided by a member of the audience) played by Molly Small (also decided by the audience). The show begins with ...

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Abigail’s Party – Hull Truck Theatre

Writer: Mike Leigh Director: Amanda Huxtable Designer: Emma Williams Reviewer: Ron Simpson Abigail’s Party was an iconic television/stage play of the late 1970s, but the passage of 40 years hasn’t made it any less current. The Hull Truck production is, in fact, the third by a major regional theatre in 2017/2018, though the first north of the Watford Gap. What ...

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Divas – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Writer: Joel Samuels Reviewer: David Doyle Fine Mess Theatre’s Divas is a production that’s never quite what you think it’s going to be. Far from the camp frivolity that the title suggests, this is a heartfelt and interesting look at a modern relationship. Adam and Damien meet in a club and fall in love, that much is certain, but what ...

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