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Lunatic 19s A Deportational Road Trip  – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: Tegan McLeod Director: Jonathan Martin Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Immigration and deportation programmes are notoriously bleak and devoid of humanity or compassion for the perceived criminal, and in America these processes are even more complex as Bounty Hunters and other kinds of hired law enforcement professionals play a part. Tegan McLeod’s first full length play in the UK Lunatic 19s: ...

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Tadpoles – Lyric Hammersmith, London

Co-writers: Gilly Basleyfield and Dot Wood Music: Tayo Akinbode Choreography: TC Howard Reviewer: Ann Bawtree   The M6 Theatre Company has come up with another triumph of a play for small people. Tadpoles, based on a single voice play by Dennis Conlon, has a cast of three, Captain Conquer and Captain Clever, together with the unseen voice over of Mission ...

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The Rubenstein Kiss – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: James Phillips Director: Zoe Waterman Reviewer: Ann Bawtree James Phillips gripping play is based entirely on the real life story of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, American citizens sent to the electric chair in the 1950s for giving away, or at least, conspiring to give away, secret scientific information to Russia. Set during the height of the cold war when ...

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MilkMilkLemonade – Ovalhouse, London

Writer: Joshua Conkel Director: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord Reviewer: Nichola Daunton After premièring in New York in 2009, Joshua Conkel’s MilkMilkLemonade has finally made it across the pond to London’s Ovalhouse. An exploration of gender, sexuality, the human body and the societal rules that govern us, Conkel’s play is trashy, camp and often very touching. A slice of Deep South Americana that ...

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The Separation – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Richard Molloy Director: Simon Evans Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Set in Dublin in 1995 The Separation, written by Richard Molloy, is the story of a broken marriage, a broken home and a broken man. Stephen, played by David Murray, and Molly, played by Susan Stanley, stumble into Stephen’s apartment on a rainy summer evening. Having succumbed to temptation at the ...

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