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Short Changed – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writers: People’s Company Director: Christopher Elmer-Gorry Reviewer: Hannah Stamp Intensely current and controversial, the People’s Company’s production Short Changed presents a feast of difficult topics blended with humour and glitz within the fickle world of fame and reality television. Provoking us to ask difficult questions about the morality of many forms of light entertainment, while also involving the audience in ...

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The House of Bernarda Alba – King’s Head Theatre,London

Writer: Federico Garcia Lorca (adapted by David Hare) Director: Scott Hurran Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Five daughters return from their father’s funeral in rural Spain to be told by their overbearing mother, Bernarda, that they will endure eight years of mourning. A tradition in her family, she states that the girls will not be permitted to leave and nothing will be ...

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The Gut Girls – Brockley Jack Theatre, London

Writer: Sarah Daniels Director: Amy Gunn Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Set in the Foreign Cattle Market of late Victorian Deptford, Sarah Daniels’ 1988 play The Gut Girls explores the lives of a group of young women working in appalling, but strangely liberating circumstances. The introduction of the Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act in 1869 meant that all livestock had to be slaughtered ...

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