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Black Stuff – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Movement Director: Catherine Bennett Director: Paul Davies Reviewer: Jacqui Onions   From the gathering point at Wales Millennium Centre, the audience is led to a disused listed building in Cardiff Bay; a fitting and atmospheric setting to explore Wales’ past, present and future. The starting point for Black Stuff was the short stories of David Alexander, which were brought to ...

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Billy and Tim and the Wee Glesga Ghost – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Des Dillon Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Des Dillon’s sequel to his hit play I’m no Billy, He’s a Tim arrives at The Pavilion for a limited run. Bringing with it a unique blend of Glasgow humour with a more serious message of Scottish sectarianism. Reunited in a hospital treatment room during an Old Firm game, old acquaintances Billy and Tim ...

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Singin’ I’m No a Billy He’s a Tim – Cockpit Theatre, London

Writer: Des Dillon Director: Des Dillon Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:3] To describe a play about religious sectarianism as being something of a curate’s egg may seem singularly inappropriate, yet that is what this is. There is much to applaud and enjoy about Des Dillon’s play set in a Glaswegian jail cell where Catholic Celtic supporter Tim finds himself incarcerated with ...

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