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Monster Raving Loony – The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

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Writer: James Graham Director: Simon Stokes Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Get ready for a tsunami of television revivals in James Graham’s very funny, new play, Monster Raving Loony. Graham continues to mine the previously overlooked era of post-war20th Century party politics and puts together a tremendous evening out from the most surprising events. In the National Theatre’s sell-out This House, ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: James Brining Musical Director &Composer: David Shrubsole Reviewer: Janet Jepson It has become something of a cliché to say that a production is a “gritty Northern story set in working-class Britain”, but there is no other way to give an overview of The rise and Fall of Little Voice currently playing at West Yorkshire Playhouse in ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: James Brining Reviewer: James Garrington   Ask the general public to name a great British playwright, and very few would mention Jim Cartwright: yet his writing is as sharp and hard-hitting as any. When it was first produced in 1992, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice was very much a play of its period; the ...

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