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Section 2  – The Bunker Theatre, London

Writer: Peter Imms Director: Georgie Staight Reviewer: Maryam Philpott With more people talking openly about their experience of mental health issues, our understanding of its effects on sufferers is continually improving, but its far from a new subject for drama. 400 years ago, Shakespeare returned to the fragility of the mind again and again in his greatest tragedies – Hamlet,Macbethand ...

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Oh, The Humanity And Other Good Intentions – Tabard Theatre, London

Writer: Will Eno Director: Paul Lichtenstern Reviewer: Stephen Bates   “We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone…” said Orson Welles and the same conclusion comes to mind after seeing Will Eno’s quirky exploration of the human condition. Ordinary people, each with their own foibles, strengths and inadequacies are depicted as if small vessels adrift on a vast ocean, ...

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Games of Love and Chance – Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Pierre de Marivaux Adaptation: David K. Barnes Director: Roxy Cook Reviewer: Danielle Shields Pierre de Marivaux’s flamboyant farceGames of Love and Chanceis a story that stands the test of time despite being three centuries old. It is exceptional that this adaptation of the play is Zut Alors Theatre’s première production. Playwright David K. Barnes has set it during the ...

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