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The Duchess (of Malfi) – Roya Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Original writer: John Webster Writer: Zinnie Harris Director: Zinnie Harris Reviewer: Dominic Corr Unyielding cruelty is at the rotten heart of what is perhaps the most notorious tragedy of English Renaissance drama, The Duchess (of Malfi). Widowed, yet defiant to remarry despite her brothers’ judgements, the Duchess takes on a husband. At first John Webster’s tragedy is a (twisted) love ...

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Wendy Hoose – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Johnny McKnight Directors: Robert Softley Gale &Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Laura and Jake, strangers who get chatting through an online dating app, decide to hook up for one thing only – sex. Things do not go to plan as it becomes clear that the way people present themselves online is open to interpretation and each of them has ...

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Wendy Hoose – The Studio at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Johnny McKnight Directors: Johnny McKnight &Robert Softley Gale Reviewer: Edie Ranvier The Studio at the Festival Theatre is gaining a reputation for hosting gems. And Wendy Hoose the new one-act play from Random Accomplice and Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, is another diamond to add to their swag stock-take. Running at just over an hour, this exploration of what ...

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The Incredible Adventures of See Thru Sam – The Town House, Hamilton

Writer: Johnny McKnight Director: Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:4.5] 15 year old Sam McTannan has a superpower, the ability to make himself invisible: invisible to the cool kids at school, invisible to his teachers and invisible to the girl of his dreams. It’s a superpower he’s really rather happy with, ensuring as it does a pretty quiet life. But ...

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