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DNA – The STUDIO, Birmingham REP

Writer: Dennis Kelly Director: Tom Saunders Reviewer: John Kennedy A disparate cohort of teenagers participates in a danger-dare game that goes fatally wrong for Adam. The enigmatic Phil contrives a collective alibi that works desperately too well when an innocent man is charged with Adam’s abduction. He is doomed by DNA: complicit 'evidence' one of them inventively plants on his ...

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DNA – New Wolsey Theatre Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Dennis Kelly Director: Rob Salmon Reviewer: Paul Couch What happens when our behaviour spirals out of control? Do we try to arrest it and risk making matters worse, or do we let it freefall in the hope that the end result won’t be as bad as we initially feared? When you're trying to plug multiple holes in a dyke, ...

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Cloud Child – The Lowry, Salford Quays

Director: Rachel Riggs Reviewer: Clare Boswell [Rating:4] Cloud Child by DNA is a delightful gem of a play which explores the bond between parent and child. While hanging out the washing an older couple find that a cloud child has tumbled down from the sky. The woman cares for the child and helps it to learn all the things a ...

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DNA – Brewery Theatre, The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writer: Dennis Kelly Director: Anthony Banks Reviewer: Shane Morgan [rating: 5] Writer Dennis Kelly struck gold when he wrote Deoxyribonucleic Acid for the National Theatre's 2007 Connections Festival. It received its professional debut at the National, rapidly became the play of choice for young actors and landed on the school syllabus as a set text. Hull Truck Theatre have a ...

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