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Mydidae – The Other Room, Cardiff

Writer: Jack Thorne Director: Simon Reeves Reviewer: Beth Steer Following Marian and David, a couple in their thirties, as they spend an inordinate amount of time in their bathroom over the course of a single day, Jack Thorne’s Mydidae has the potential to awkwardly, and massively, miss the mark. But, the excellent writing, brilliant direction, clever set, and flawless acting come together ...

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Bunny – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer : Jack Thorne Director: Paul Brotherston Reviewer: Torran McEwan It’s just the usual walk home from school for Katie. Her school bag in one arm, clarinet in the other, yet she still manages to hold hands with Abe, her disinterested older boyfriend. But this bunny is about to go down the rabbit hole. Tron Theatre Company’s production of Bunny ...

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Bunny – Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Writer: Jack Thorne Director: Lucy Curtis Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty There’s a big play made of the difference between surprise and suspense in this piece. The two run interwoven through the course of the narrative, highlighted and punctuated by movement, light and sound. Equally strong is the threatening air of tension being built with each layer of the story unveiled. It ...

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Junkyard – Theatre Clwyd

Writers: Jack Thorne and Stephen Warbeck  Director: Jeremy Herrin  Reviewer: Clare Howdon  Junkyard, currently playing at Theatre Clwyd after a successful run at Bristol Old Vic, centres around a group of young misfits who are viewed by society at large as 'junk'. Crime, teenage pregnancy and violence abound, while their exasperated headmaster (Kevin McMonagle) struggles to know what to do ...

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Bunny – White Bear Theatre, London

Writer: Jack Thorne Director: Lucy Curtis Reviewer: Stephen Bates Writer Jack Thorne is riding on the crest of a wave right now with Harry Potter... in the running for multiple awards and heading for Broadway, but it is a big leap from a West End extravaganza to a small pub theatre production of a gritty hour-long monologue such as Bunny, first seen in 2010. ...

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Junkyard – Bristol Old Vic

Writer: Jack Thorne Composer: Stephen Warbeck Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Tim Wright Jack Thorne’s star is very high in the sky indeed. After numerous screen writing credits and the runaway success of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on stage in London, it’s with no small level of anticipation that his latest work Junkyard arrives in Bristol. Assembled alongside Headlong’s ...

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NEWS: Theatr Clwyd announce new season

Tamara Harvey, Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd in Mold, has today announced her second season at the North Wales producing house. The Spring Season runs from February to May 2017 and includes three world premières, two classic revivals, and one new adaptation. Starting off the new season will be a new revival of David Hare's thrilling drama Skylight (9th Feb - ...

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The Solid Life of Sugar Water – The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Production photo of The Solid Life of Sugar Water

Writer: Jack Thorne Director: Amit Sharma Reviewer: Richard Hall   Set up over 30 years ago with accessibility at the heart of its work Graeae is a Theatre Company committed to touring and producing world class, high impact theatre. The Solid Life of Sugar Water written by Jack Thorne was a huge hit for Graeae at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe ...

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