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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with James Dryden

Playing the world’s fattest teenager may not seem an appealing rôle for a young actor but for James Dryden the chance to appear in the European première of Beached was an opportunity too good to miss. As the show transfers from The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury to London’s Soho TheatreJames took time to speak to Glen Pearce about the show. Beached ...

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Beached – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Melissa Bubnic Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Glen Pearce A mother’s love can be a wonderful thing but occasionally that love can have much darker undertones. For JoJo her life revolves around her nineteen year old son Arty. There’s nothing unusual about that – apart from the fact that Arty hasn’t left the house for three years and, at nineteen ...

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The History Boys – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Alan Bennett Director: Daniel Buckroyd Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5] ‘Our perspective on the past alters… Looking back, immediately in front of us is dead ground.’ It’s a tip a teacher gives potential Oxbridge scholars in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys. Perhaps nine years is still recently fresh in historical terms but, while the social landscape may have changed from ...

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