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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – The Lantern Theatre, LIverpool

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: Karl Falconer Reviewer: Tim Stone [Rating:3.5] Although originally a play by Jim Cartwright, when watched by a live audience comparisons are undoubtedly made with the hugely successful film starring Horrocks, Blethyn and Caine. LV or Little Voice (Jessica Olwyn) so nicknamed by her hedonistic, overloud, coarse mother, Mari Hoff (Lisa Symonds) is almost obsessively shy, spending ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Writer and Director: Jim Cartwright Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [rating:3.5] Set in a working class town in the North, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is a heart-warming fairytale about an anxious, reclusive girl, Little Voice (Jess Robinson). She rarely leaves her room, but instead listens to her dead father’s record collection at high volume, miming along to the words. ...

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The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Writer and Director: Jim Cartwright Reviewer: Jessica Jane [rating: 4] The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is the heart -warming story of the painfully shy LV (Little Voice), who’s only escape from the reality of losing her Father and living at home with her stifling Mother, Mari, is locking herself away and listening to her record collection. She finds ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: Jim Cartwright Reviewer: Jane Pink [rating: 3.5]   Living upstairs in her bedroom with a shrieking, drunken mother downstairs Little Voice loses herself in the world created for her by her father before his death. A world populated by divas; women with soaring voices, themselves tormented by tragedy and unhappiness. It is her refuge, a retreat ...

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