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How Love Is Spelt – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Chloe Moss Director: Charlotte Peters Reviewer: David Guest Brief encounters with lost souls form the framework of the deceptively quiet but powerful How Love Is Spelt at Southwark Playhouse. It’s the first major revival of the assured and mature play by Chloe Moss since its premiere at the Bush Theatre in 2004 and it remains pertinent to today,resonating with the ...

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The Listening Room – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Harriet Madeley Director: Max Barton Reviewer: Jo Beggs Shocking, brutal violent crimes. They happen in a moment, but for those they leave behind – perpetrators or victims – there’s a lifetime of anger, hurt and wondering how life could have been different. But when Writer Harriet Madeley stepped into the world of a group of people whose lives had ...

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Alkaline – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Stephanie Martin  Director: Sarah Meadows  Reviewer: Stephen Bates  There are some parties where it is preferable to be a fly on the wall rather than an invited guest. Such is the case in Stephanie Martin’s new one-act play, in which Sophie throws a drinks party in an attempt to rekindle her fading friendship with Sarah. However, there is an ...

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Caste – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: TW Robertson Director: Charlotte Peters Reviewer: Stephen Bates In the mid-Victorian era, with the Industrial Revolution in full swing and an unamused Queen on the throne, British theatre audiences still took time to have a good laugh. TW Robertson’s Caste is here getting a 150th Anniversary revival and showing every year of its age becomes an integral part of ...

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Cans – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Stuart Slade Director: Dan Pick Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Taking recent new stories about historical sexual abuse and celebrity as a jumping off point, Stuart Slade has created a very funny and often moving play about what it means to be at the heart of the storm. Cans is the story of Jen and her disheveled and floundering Uncle Len. ...

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Long Story Short – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Lee Anderson, Adam Foster and Andrew Whyment Director: Andrew Whyment Reviewer: Michael Gray     How do we choose to consume the news ? This timely piece suggests some answers, raises many questions and keeps its audience intrigued for a tense 90 minutes. “We theatricalise the state of our mediatised lives…” There are moments near the beginning, when News ...

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