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Shine – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Kema Sikazwe Director: Graeme Thompson Reviewer: Dominic Corr What defines you? Is it your past, your family? Perhaps more realistically it’s the societal labels attached from unwelcomed comments; immigrant, black, poor or untalented which 'brand' us. I, Daniel Blake actor Kema Sikazwe's Shine gives an account of his own difficulties in finding his ability to not be a product ...

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Beauty and the Beast – The Customs House, South Shields

Writers: Ray Spencer MBE and Graeme Thompson Director: Ray Spencer MBE Assistant Director: Natasha Haws Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Beauty and The Beast, has a traditional theme for an untraditional pantomime. The uncaring unpopular prince, (Steven Lee Hamilton) is turned into a beast by the Enchantress, (Eleanor Chaganis). He can only be released by learning to love and be loved in ...

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The Lambton Worm – The Customs House, South Shields

Writers: Ray Spencer MBE and Graeme Thompson Director: Ray Spencer Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Whisht Lads, haad yor gobs aa’ll tell ye aall a panto story… This year The Customs House Pantomime celebrates the 150th anniversary of The Lambton Worm. While the story centres on the worm, writers Ray Spencer MBE and Graeme Thompson give it a new twist. As children, ...

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Alice in Wonderland – The Customs House, South Shields

Anne-Marie Owens & Stephen Sullivan in Alice in Wonderland

Writer: Ray Spencer and Graeme Thompson Director: Ray Spencer MBE Musical Director: David Bintley Designer: Paul Shriek, Matt Fox Choreographer: Jacqui West Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Lewis Carols Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Customs House are both celebrating 150 years this year, and it is wonderful that Ray Spencer and Graeme Thompson have written this highly original pantomime to mark ...

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