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A Number – The Other Room, Cardiff

Writer: Caryl Churchill Director: Ed Madden Designer: Carl Davies  Lighting: Joe Fletcher Sound Design/Composer: Tic Ashfield  Reviewer: Leah Tozer Caryl Churchill’s play about cloning is more pertinent, more perceptive, and more powerful than ever, and it has little to do with the technical practicalities of cloning now, almost twenty years after its premiere. Actually, A Number never had much to do with cloning at all, but connection: of ...

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Sam Steiner Director: Ed Madden Reviewer: Claire Hayes Imagine being limited to speaking just 140 words a day; that’s exactly what happens to Bernadette and Oliver in this accomplished production from the University of Warwick’s recently-formed Walrus Theatre company. Words – tumbling and jostling with all the force of a white-knuckle ride – are the essence of this bare ...

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – Drum Theatre, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Sam Steiner Director: Ed Madden Reviewer: Joan Phillips Apparently, we will use just over 123 million words on average in a lifetime. Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons explores the kind of world we might encounter if we were limited, like Twitter, to just 140 words a day. Sam Steiner’s thoughtful, shortplay explores the power of language and our essential ...

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – Summerhall Roundabout, Edinburgh

Writer: Sam Steiner Director: EdMadden Reviewer: Fergus Morgan What would you say if you were only allowed 140 words a day? Who would you talk to? How would you cope? Sam Steiner’sLemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after a successful run last year,is a play about wasted breath, about reading between the lines, about the ...

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – The Greenbank, Easton

Beth Holmes

Writer: Sam Steiner Director: EdMadden Reviewer: Kris Hallett The average person will speak 123,205,750 words during their lifetime. So what happens when suddenly a limit is placed on this, no more than one hundred and forty words per day. Can relationships continue to thrive when every word that springs out of our mouth is loaded with so much significance? It’s ...

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