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Plastic Figurines – New Diorama, London

Writer: Ella Carmen Greenhill Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Stephen Bates Following a lengthy tour beginningin 2015, Manchester-basedtheatre company Box of Tricks is bringing back its production of Ella Carmen Greenhill's 75-minute play Plastic Figurinesfor a four-week London run. The production's success seems to confirm a recent trend which has seen the "difficult" subject of autism become box office and the ...

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Plastic Figurines – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Ella Carmen Greenhill Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Dave Cunningham   Hot on the heels of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,The Lowry hosts another play with a central character on the autism spectrum. The enthusiastic response of a packed house suggests that the audience still has an appetite for the subject. But then Plastic Figurines is ...

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Plastic Figurines – The Civic, Barnsley

Writer: Ella Carmen Greenhill Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Ray Taylor This brand new play explores the relationship between siblings Rose and Mikey in the wake of their mother’s diagnosis of leukaemia and subsequent death. A situation already hard enough is compounded by the fact that Mikey suffers with autism while Rose is left with all the responsibility for him. The ...

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Plastic Figurines – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Ella Carmen Greenhill Director: Adam Quayle Reviewer: Vicki Goodwin Plastic Figurines is Ella Carmen Greenhill's compelling new play that takes a look into the often misunderstood world of autism. Drawing from her own experiences of growing up with an autistic brother, we are invited into an eye opening fictional world that highlights how the condition affects everyone within its ...

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Mind The Gap – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Writers: Ella Carmen Greenhill and Joe Ward Munrow Director: Joe Ward Munrow Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin It's not often you go to the theatre and expect to be included in the cast list. But Pimento Theatre's quirky set, designed by Samuel Kent, brings you right into the heart of the action as you sit on a London Underground tube train where ...

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Pages From My Songbook – Royal Exchange Studio, Manchester

Writers: Ella Carmen Greenhill, Becky Prestwich, Kim Wiltshire, Miriam Battye, Jennifer Tuckett and Lee Thompson Director: Holly Race Roughan Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4.5] ‘Pages From My Songbook’ is a very exciting idea. The show consists of 18 mini plays, each the length of a song, to create a mixtape-style performance. The script was written by six playwrights, who are part ...

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Broken/A Lot of it About – The Lowry, Salford

Writers: Ella Carmen Greenhill/Ned Hopkins Directors: Paul Anderton/Alex Shepley Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:3] Plays that require the audience to have a foreknowledge of events or developments for full appreciation can be stilted in their delivery. Exposition can make dialogue clumsy and the plot can become contrived. A new double bill from Organised Chaos Productions is not immune to these shortcomings. ...

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