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Romeo and Juliet (Abridged) – St Martin’s Church, Colchester

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Filiz Ozcan Musical Director: Matt Marks Reviewer: Michael Gray The tragedy of the star-crossed lovers is well suited to these teenage actors, and considerably enhanced by a high-concept production in a historic setting. These walls were old when Shakespeare penned his play; St Martin's was already standing when those two noble households squabbled in Lombardy. Beneath ...

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Birangona: Women Of War – Lost Theatre, London

Writer: Samina Luthfa and Leesa Gazi Director: Filiz Ozcan Reviewer: Christopher Hong In the East Pakistan fight for independence in 1971, which lead to the establishment of Bangladesh, 200,000 women were raped and tortured. While the fighters were celebrated, these women had to live their lives ignored by society and with the stigma attached which affected even their offspring. The ...

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