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Rouse, Ye Women! – The Rondo Theatre, Bath

Writers: John Kirkpatrick and Neil Gore Director: Louise Townsend Reviewer: Claire Hayes Today’s gig economy may feel like a modern invention, but it shares its heritage with the piece-workers of the early 20th Century, toiling away beneath the breadline with none of the rights bestowed on regularised employees. Townsend Theatre’s latest production brings this connection into sharp relief, by focusing ...

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We’re Staying Right Here – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Henry Devas Director: Jez Pike Reviewer: Stephen Bates There are few things sadder than a tragic clown and, in Henry Devas’ new play, Matt is very sad indeed. “Fat, ugly, awful breath, terrible comedian” he is told, making it little wonder that he has just come close to jumping off Tower Bridge. However, he is saved for this world ...

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Vanessa and Virginia – Riverside Studios, London

Writer: Elizabeth Wright Director: Emma Gersch Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3.5] Virginia Woolf has been the subject of many books, plays and films. She was a gifted writer who nurtured progressive thoughts in her own day, but it is more her inner turmoil that continues to intrigue us now. Elizabeth Wright’s play, adapted from a novel by Susan Sellers, examines Virginia’s ...

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