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Our Front Room – Contact, Manchester

Writer: Rachael McKenzie Young, Alison Garner &Dwayne Antony (First Floor) Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:3.5] In the 1950s in a dance hall in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, two young people fell in love. Meet Archie and Violet – in fact, for ten minutes, come and relive their memories. Our Front Room is an interactive experience conceived by Nottingham based First Floor Theatre ...

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STAGESHOT : The Good Neigbour – Battersea Arts Centre, London

Following the critical and popular success of The Good Neighbour in 2012, Battersea Arts Centre’s magical, interactive show for 6-11 year olds and their families returns this Christmas and we have been given a great sneak peak courtesy of these production images. Meet George Neighbour, the man who became a hero a few days before Christmas over one hundred years ...

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Project Colony- Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

Devised and created by the Fourth Monkey Ensemble Directors: Hamish MacDougall and James Yeatman Reviewer: Lizzie Kirkwood [rating:4] In this large and ambitious production by Fourth Monkey, Franz Kafka’s short story ‘In The Penal Colony’ is transformed into a site-specific interactive piece with a 50 strong cast. The action unfolds in the sprawling and remote Trinity Buoy Wharf, a collection ...

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Borderline Vultures – Media City UK, Salford

Creators: The Company Director: Mel Cook Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [rating:4] Immersive theatre is spontaneous, unruly and unpredictable. Each person will experience different things, and take something unique from the performance. With this in mind, I would suggest if you intend on seeing ‘Borderline Vultures’, please do not continue reading this review. The less you know about the piece the better, ...

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Fields Of Grey – Contact, Manchester

Writers: Avaes Mohammad Mtume Gant Director: Baba Israel Sound Design: Jason Singh Visual Design: AlbinoMosquito Reviewer: Jo Beggs [rating:4]   We gather in the foyer to await our guide, and are taken, in groups of eight, up a staircase. Twice we are told to pause and breathe deeply, the space requires it. We enter an ante-room and are instructed to ...

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