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Wild Card: Humanhood – Sadler’s Wells, London

Curator: Humanhood Reviewer: Richard Maguire The Wild Card series at the Lilian Baylis Studio at Sadler’s Wells never fails to surprise. On these nights the studio space is given over to emerging dance-makers, who, in turn, bring along their collaborators. As curators of this night, Birmingham based dance company Humanhood seek to destabilise our expectations. Engaging with other art forms, and ...

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Little Earthquake: The Tell-Tale Heart – mac, Birmingham

Writer: Philip Holyman, from the short story by Edgar Allen Poe Director: Gareth Nicholls Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards Edgar Allen Poe’s gothic short story is the inspiration for this fresh adaptation from Little Earthquake. The Tell-Tale Heart describes the events leading up to the imprisonment and sectioning of Simon Flanagan (Laurence Saunders) a private nurse who, with an over-acuteness of ...

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The Tell-Tale Heart – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Edgar Allan Poe Adaptor: Phillip Holyman Director: Gareth Nicholla Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin [Rating:2.5] Edgar Allan Poe is known for his skilful detailing of the macabre and mysterious within short stories and his ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ is recognised as a classic of the Gothic tradition. Told by an unreliable narrator it details his staunch defence of his sanity and rationality ...

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