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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Helen – Sweet St Andrew’s

Actors of Dionysus - Helen

Writers: Jonathan Young and Tamsin Shasha Director: Jonathan Young Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle   Walking into to the stunning St. Andrew’s Church, it’s a striking first impression to see a tilted four poster bed constructed from scaffolding, with silks across the top and draped in luxurious silk crisp white bedding. Said bed forms the epicenter of Helen, for the ...

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AoD: Helen – The Lowry, Salford

Co-devised by Tamsin Shasha and Jonathan Young Director: Jonathan Young Reviewer: Peter Jacobs AoD (Actors of Dionysus) was founded in 1993 to put modern flesh on the bones of ancient Greek drama. Helen is their take on the story of Helen of Troy and reimagines her within a modern political conflict setting. Helen’s story trails away after her return from ...

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Helen – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Thomas Eccleshare Director: Valentina Ceschi Reviewer : Joan Phillips Imagine a series of children’s books that really catches the public imagination. The books are all about teenage wizards and witches, flashing their magic pens at each other and the ultimate battle between the heroine and her nemesis. Add this to a reclusive and publicity-shy author. Sound familiar? But let ...

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