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Hand to God – Vaudeville Theatre, London

Harry Melling and puppet

  Writer: Robert Askins Director: Moritz Von Stuelpnagel Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Demonic puppets are something the West End doesn’t see all that often, and as associated as they are with children’s TV, a number of productions in recent years including Avenue Q and War Horse have seen puppetry as a genuine theatre art – in other words, they’re all ...

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STAGE SHOT: Hand to God – Vaudeville Theatre, London

Onedead father, One messed up family, One girl who just wants to help, One school bully who always gets his own way, One man of the church offering comfort, And one Hand puppet who is completely out of control – He’s shocking, dangerous and taking no prisoners. Hand to God stars Janie Dee, Neil Pearson, Harry Melling, Jemima Rooper and ...

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INTERVIEW: Harry Melling on becoming a handyman

Many will remember actor Harry Melling as Harry Potter’s obnoxious spoiled cousin, Dudley, but 16 years on and with a raft of West End plays under his belt (including one he wrote himself), the 26-year-old has moved on and is embracing new challenges, including that of actor-puppeteer inMoritz von Stuelpnagel’srisqué comedy, Hand to God. Melling took time out of rehearsals ...

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INTERVIEW: David Troughton on becoming Mister Tom

He was born into a brood of actors so large and eclecticallytalented that they refer to themselves as ‘The Family Von Trought’. He’s appeared in films, on television, and radio, and even narrated audio books based on the iconic character created by his father. Paul Couch caught up with David Troughton as he prepares to take on the titular rôle ...

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NEWS: Harry Melling’s peddling transfers to Arcola

Harry Melling’s debut play peddling, a smash hit at this year’s HighTide Festival, will transfer to London’s Arcola Theatre in March 2015. The one-man play, in which Melling also performs sold out at HighTide and also at 59E59 in New York. Our five star review of the show described it as “A modern classic in the making, superbly scripted and ...

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The Angry Brigade – The Drum, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: James Graham Director: James Grieve Reviewer: Joan Phillips After his sell out success with This House, James Graham returns to familiar ground reminding us of the social and political upheavals of the 1970s in his new play The Angry Brigade. A group of self-styled anarchists set about a bombing campaign aimed at high profile targets such as politicians, buildings ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 14th April 2014

Last night saw the best in London theatre celebrated in the one of the UK’s most glamorous events – the 2014 Olivier Awards, however, great theatre isn’t thankfully confined to inside the M25 and our round-up looks at the best shows all around the UK &Ireland for the next week. Consequences and decisions seems to be a natural theme for ...

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Peddling – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Harry Melling Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer: Paul Couch   He probably won’t thank you for banging on about his stint as Dudley Dursley, Harry Potter’s chubby, spoiled and spiteful cousin in several of the movie franchise’s outings, but Harry Melling – now 25-years-old and way buffer – need have no fear of having been typecast if his debut play, ...

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