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Chewing the Fat – The Civic, Barnsley

Writer/director/performer: Selina Thompson Reviewer: Ruth Jepson If food was a person that accompanied you everywhere, or an image in your head, what or who would it be? This question is the centre of Selina Thompson’s one woman (plus two audience members) show, Chewing the Fat. As Thompson herself says ‘I am FAT’. She’s not apologising for it or nor is ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes With Kully Thiarai

The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to Mama Quilla Associate Director Kully Thiarai about Veil, an immersive installation that becomes a performance space for spoken word, created in response to the stories of Muslim women. Could you tell us how the Veil project originated? Kay Adshead wanted to work with me and Shanaz Gulzar and I’d directed Mama Quilla work ...

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The Girl’s Guide To Saving The World – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Elinor Cook Director: Amelia Sears Reviewer: Paul Couch It’s difficult to figure out who writer Elinor Cook is aiming for with her second play; the male sex as a whole, air-headed females who capitulate to their will at every opportunity, or a little of both. The feminist agenda is clear and would have had Germaine Greer chortling with delight ...

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Vincent Dance Theatre: Motherland – Contact, Manchester

Director: Charlotte Vincent Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin Vincent Dance Theatre are a highly regarded contemporary dance-theatre ensemble, who aim to explore and capture not only human experience but also the nature of performance itself. Their work feels in a similar vein to Forced Entertainment – a theatre contemporary of Sheffield in the mid-90s. Motherland aims to reveal the “complex internal and ...

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Bryony Kimmings: Credible Likeable Superstar rôle Model – Contact, Manchester

Writer: Bryony Kimmings Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [rating:4.5] Artist Bryony Kimmings is concerned for Taylor, her nine-year-old niece. Thanks to constantly progressing technology, young Taylor has the world at her fingertips. But the world is a dark, dark place, and Taylor’s innocence could be lost with the mere click of a mouse. So Bryony sought to improve the situation. ‘Credible Likeable ...

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BLOG: Women in Theatre

To start us of on a series of guest blogs, actress and producer Nicola Foxfield, looks at the state of affairs when it comes to Women in Theatre. Don’t forget to share your experiences or thoughts in the comments section below. As an actress fresh out of college I remember reading articles on the dearth of female rôles available for ...

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