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Not Such Quiet Girls – Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Writer: Jessica Walker Musical Director: Joseph Atkins Director: Jacqui Honess-Martin Reviewer: Ron Simpson Opera North’s commemoration of the end of the Great War peaks with two premieres in two nights: the world premiere of Not Such Quiet Girls and the UK premiere of Silent Night. For these, the Chorus is divided by gender and in Not Such Quiet Girls, a ...

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Pat Kirkwood is Angry – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Director: Lee Blakeley Musical Director &Pianist: James Holmes Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [Rating:4] Having first seen Jessica Walker perform at The Lowry earlier this year in The Girl I Left Behind Me, I had an inkling of what I should expect with tonight’s Opera North and Exchange offering, Pat Kirkwood is Angry. Kirkwood is played by Walker who, on leading us ...

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NEWS: Royal Exchange, Manchester: Theatre Studio season autumn/winter 2012

Following a fantastic start to 2012, with plays by Sarah Kane, Philip Ridley and Dennis Kelly, theRoyal Exchange Studio had set itself a tough challenge to keep audiences excited for the rest of theyear. They have certainly outdone themselves, with a varied selection of comedy, drama, music andchildren’s shows. The centrepiece of the new season is Black Roses: The Killing ...

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The Girl I Left Behind Me – The Lowry, Salford

Director: Neil Bartlett Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [Rating:4] Performer Jessica Walker and Director Neil Bartlett, alongside MD and accompanist, James Holmes has created a time machine. It’s true! The Girl I left Behind Me transports the audience to the late 1860’s when theatres were lit by gas, where ladies wore bonnets and men wore britches, through to the 1970’s and to ...

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