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Fissure – Exeter Phoenix

Writer: Hattie Collins Director: Hattie Collins Sound and Music: Santiago Frew Reviewer: Margarita Shivarova A production set in the context of an imaginary future, but not one far away from what an exaggerated reality of today’s world would look like. The opportunities and drawbacks of technological advancement versus the alternative views of how rising population on a finite planet should ...

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The Leylines – Voodoo Lounge, Exeter Phoenix

Music: The Leylines Reviewer: Georgie Bird The Leylines are six-piece band from Weston Super Mare whose genre is hard to pin down, falling somewhere between folk and rock. They are comprised of Dan Thompson (electric guitar), Dave Burbidge (drums), Hannah Johns (violin), Matthew Wilkins (acoustic guitar), Sean Booth (bass) and Steve Mitchell on vocals. The addition of a violinist to ...

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Pip Stewart – Human impact on a remote region – Exeter Phoenix

Writer and presenter: Pip Stewart Production: The Royal Geographical Society with IBG Reviewer: Margarita Shivarova Pip Stewart (Phillippa Stewart), is a journalist, explorer, and adventure seeker, and delivers a talk that is emotional, informative and inspiring. She looks back at her expeditions in Brazil, Peru, and Guyana bringing her personal observations and learning curves into focus, and painting a picture that ...

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Women Like You – Phoenix, Exeter

Writer: Lucy Hirst and Katherine Stevens Director: Lucy Hirst and Katherine Stevens Reviewer: Georgie Bird This enjoyable and engaging feminist two piece begins with the minimal staging of a bedsit. The walls are constructed out of bin liners and vines cover everything creating a feeling of abandonment, echoing the environment of a prison or someone that lives a very reclusive ...

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Pig Circus – Phoenix, Exeter

Director: Tyler Rainford Producer: Tanya Agarwal Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts Presented as part of the ‘Edinburgh Previews’ program at Exeter Phoenix, Pig Circus will be heading up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a short run at the Greenside venues this August. The debut show from the New Diorama Graduate Emerging Company, Hitchhiker Collective, Pig Circus was shortlisted for a Les ...

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Boxman – Phoenix, Exeter

Writer: Daniel Keene Music: Beth Duke Director: Edwina Strobl Reviewer: Margarita Shivarova A story most relevant in today’s geopolitical climate, Boxman shows the true and rough perspective a homeless refugee has on life, love, loss and dreams. Directed by Edwina Strobl, in this one-act production Ringo (Reice Weathers) lets the audience into the two most precious things a homeless man ...

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Exeter Cabaret Show – Exeter Phoenix

Director: Cast with additional direction by Peter Massey Reviewer: Charlie Hackett A riotous mix of clowning, juggling, magic and mayhem, variety troupe Slightly Fat Features set the stage ablaze with their latest comedy cabaret. MC Goronwy Thom, welcomes the audience with genuine warmth, oozing natural wit and charm, playfully teasing latecomers and seemingly in his element. What follows is an ...

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History History History – Exeter Phoenix

Director: Deborah Pearson Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts History is a complex thing, and whether familiar or unknown family history is something everyones thought about. Canadian born theatre maker Deborah Pearson brings us History History History, a poignant look at her own history and the history of a country that was once home to her Grandparents. Resembling something more of a lecture ...

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