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Alice in Wonderland – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Lewis Carroll Adaptor: Mike Kenny Director: Rachel O’Riordan Reviewer: Barbara Michaels A refreshing new take on the original – and that in itself is no small achievement – Mike Kenny’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland gives more than a nod to contemporary issues such as identity. Opening scenes in Alice’s home and schoolroom segue seamlessly into more ...

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The Terrible Things I’ve Done – The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Alan Harris Director: Sita Calvert-Ennals Reviewer: Chris Oldham Confession, apparently, is good for the soul. But what exactly constitutes a terrible thing? It’s a question that feels like it should be posed at the very beginning of Invisible Ink’sThe Terrible Things I’ve Done. Instead, it comes right atthe end. Performers Lynn Hunter, Hannah McPake, and Francois Pandolfo begin perched ...

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Alix in Wundergarten – Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

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Writer: François Pandolfo Director: Angharad Lee Reviewer: David Doyle The audience are there to watch a live recording of a radio version of Alice in Wonderland starring a West End star, a bright young talent, and an actress who has just graduated. Locked in the studio with only themselves, the audience, and the piece’s director, things descend quickly into surreal ...

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To Kill a Machine – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Catrin Fflur Huws Director: Angharad Lee Reviewer: Ann Bawtree   The historic and ground-breaking Kings Head Pub Theatre, first founded since the days of Shakespeare, has continued its laudable work of putting on new and profound plays. It is currently running a double bill of Catrin Fflur Huws’ To Kill a Machine and Kate Lock’s Russian Dolls (see separate ...

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To Kill a Machine – Zoo Venues, Edinburgh

Writer: Catrin Fflur Huws Director: Angharad Lee Reviewer: Jon Wainwright A man feels, makes errors. A machine can only obey the rules. The differences, like those between men and women, seem obvious, until a genius like Alan Turing revolutionizes how we think about thinking. Gwydion Rhys is tremendous as Turing. Pale and floppy-fringed, vulnerable at school with his slight stammer ...

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Fallen – Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Writer &Director: Greg Cullen Music: Jak Poore Choreography: Jem Treays Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [Rating:4.5] A beautiful man falls from the sky, his body washing up in the river near a farm where he is discovered by the dysfunctional family residing there. Rather than reporting the find, they each in turn form a bond with the dead strange and in doing ...

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