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Cry Havok – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Tom Coash Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Rather than a potential snappy run with deft touches and passion through an extremely interesting and complex story, we are given 80 minutes of stumbling, rambling plod. The subject of two men in love in an Egypt that’s turning ugly for political dissidents, homosexuals and anyone who the government and police ...

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The Cutting of the Cloth – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Michael Hastings Director: Tricia Thorns Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Spijak sits cross-legged at one end of the middle workbench, hand stitching a piece of cloth and bitching to 'Machine Mad Eric' about the 'hundreds of jackets with machine lined linings by Eric walking up and down Bond Street.' Eric is unfazed. All he has to do to wind up his ...

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A Hard Rain – Above the Stag, London

Writers: Jon Bradfield and Martin Hooper Director: Tricia Thoms Reviewer: Stephen Bates Taking its title from an apocalyptic Bob Dylan song, this new full-length play itself depicts the end of a world – a rotten one of prejudice, deceit and corruption – but unlike Dylan’s song, it also leads to the hope of a new dawn and a better world. ...

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