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This Restless State – Phoenix, Exeter

Writer: Danielle Pearson Music: Ella Wahlstrom Director: Jemima James Reviewer: Georgie Bird This Restless State is performed by Jesse Fox and written by Danielle Pearson. Fox is a likeable and relatable guy, and takes the stage while Hanson is playing from a tape recorder. He briefly talks about how the 90’s were a time of optimism and then delves into ...

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No Place For a Woman – Theatre 503, London

Two women looking at each other

Writer: Cordelia O’Neill Director: Kate Budgen Music: Elliott Rennie Reviewer: Ann Bawtree Cordelia O’Neill’s intriguing play No Place for a Woman commands the attention of the audience for a full hour and a quarter, with no break, but is so gripping that the time passes unnoticed. The two protagonists, performing with astonishing virtuosity, snap and crackle at each other, seemingly ...

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The Encounter – HOME, Manchester

Simon Mcburney - in The Encounter

Writer/Director: Simon McBurney Reviewer: Jim Gillespie   Simon McBurney may be the only actor on the stage, but this is very much more than a one-man-show. The use of 3D audio technology to create an immersive world of sonic landscapes takes the audience on a journey deep into the Amazon jungle and deep into the consciousness of the main character. ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Curve, Leicester

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Claire Going If there’s one thing that people love to see during alive theatre performance, it’s mistakes. So, to go and see a production full of them is no doubt going to turn frowns upside-down. Following on from the huge success of The Play that Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre ...

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Chicken Dust – Curve Leicester

Writer: Ben Weatherhill Director: Chelsea Walker Reviewer: Phil Lowe Ben Weatherhill's Chicken Dust is the 2015 winner of the Curve Leicester's Playwriting Competition and was originally shown as a staged reading at the Finborough Theatre in a festival for Finborough playwrights. The ninety minute play at Curve marks the full length début of Weatherhill's East Midlands based drama. It is ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Mischief Theatre are doubtlessly flying high after their Olivier Award win at the weekend for The Play That Goes Wrong (the first in their now expanding ‘Goes Wrong’ series). The latest outing for the band of horrors they have created, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, is in ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Dan English   Have you ever been to an am-dram sham? A play that has been so desperately bad, that you have had to try and shield your laughter throughout, so not to offend the actors? The beauty of Mischief Theatre’s Peter Pan Goes Wrong then, is that you ...

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