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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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Doc Brown – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:5] Rapper and comedian Doc Brown is one of those acts that have been bubbling under the mainstream for a good few years. However, his recent appearances on Ricky Gervais’ Channel 4 show ‘Derek’, and his Comic Relief revival of ‘The Office’ are set to send his popularity soaring. And deservedly so, as Doc Brown, real name ...

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Educated, Liberated and Vibrated… The Woman – Joshua Brooks, Manchester

Writers: Jemma Houghton and Rebecca Morris Director: Daniel McClelland Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [rating:4] Most of the fairer sex will probably agree that it’s not particularly encouraging that the achievements of women are only widely recognised on one day of the year; International Women’s Day. So Jemma Houghton and Rebecca “Mozza” Morris decided to rally against this by making a piece ...

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Edinburgh Fringe – Bridget Christie : War Donkey – Assembly Rooms

Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4] Bridget Christie is a bit of a staple at the Edinburgh Fringe. Her surreal, bonkers shows may not have the masses clamouring to see her, but she draws consistent, appreciative audiences. And more importantly, she seems to be having a whale of a time performing. This year’s show is based around attitudes towards women in comedy, ...

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