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If These Spasms Could Speak – Home, Manchester

Writer and performer: Robert Softley Reviewer: Richard Hall Robert Softly is one of the many ground-breaking disabled artists that have been invited to perform at this year’s impressive Sick! Festival. In this engaging and warm-hearted show, Robert, recounts with candour and humour a collection of funny, sad and touching stories about his and other people’s disability. Robert was born with ...

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Dublin Theatre Festival Preview – Highlights

The Dublin Theatre Festival returns in 2014 to present 18 days of wondrous theatre, comedy, dance, performance, and so much more from national and international contexts. Returning for its 57th season and filled to the brim with stimulating artists, it is surely not to be missed. The 2014 dates run from the 25th of September to the 12th of October ...

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If These Spasms Could Speak – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Creator: Robert Softly Reviewer: Katie Mitchell [rating:4] Disability can be a touchy and uncomfortable subject to talk about for people who have had little experience of it. It can be socially awkward and unnerving for some who don’t know whether ignore or stare.However, Robert Softly, co-creator of the controversial National Theatre of Scotland productionGirl X, puts the audience at ease ...

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