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Up Down Man – Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writer: Brendan Murray Music: Kieran Buckeridge Artistic Director: Heather Williams Choreographer: Bryn Thomas Reviewer: Julia Beasley Like one in every 1,000 people, Matty Butler has Down’s Syndrome. He may look cute but he’s not a child, at 29 he’ll tell you himself that he’s a "big man".  As his sister explains, he’s 30 in all respects, he’s just not your ...

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Up Down Boy – Brewery Theatre, The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writer: Sue Shields Music: John O’Hara Directors: Heather Williams &Gareth Machin Reviewer: Jackson Lawrence [Rating:4] This autumn, Myrtle Theatre’s international success, Up Down Boy, returns to Bristol’s theatre scene in their most recent tour. The play sees a nineteen year old boy named Matty about to say goodbye to his mother and the comforts of his childhood while packing prior ...

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