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A Christmas Carol – Great Northern Playhouse, Manchester

Director: Thomas Bellerby Writer: Alexander Wright (based on the story by Charles Dickens) Reviewer: Stephen M Hornby   As the audience assemble in the ever re-configured Great Northern Playhouse, they are greeted with the austere exterior of Ebeneezer Scrooge’s residence, black door knocker pending transformation. A host arrives and reveals himself as the spirit of Jacob Marley and so the ...

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Sherlock Holmes: A Working Hypothesis – Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Alexander Wright Director: Tom Beccenby Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Eighty people gather in the upper room of the Old Joint Stock Theatre for a lecture on that most famous of detectives, Sherlock Holmes. It is now three years since his untimely death at the Reichenbach Falls. Our lecturer for this evening is one Professor Selohm Söcklehr, of York University. Söcklehr ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Beulah – C Nova

Book/Lyrics: Alexander Wright Director: Tom Bellerby Design: Ed Sunman Reviewer: Samantha Currie [rating:5] Beulah belongs to the #LittleFest programme presented by the Flanagan Collective, described as an “…ever growing and changing group of artists who make stuff, support stuff and like to talk about stuff”. It’s a gentle folk musical inspired by the writing of William Blake. We all experience ...

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