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Partial Nudity – Zoo, Edinburgh

Writer: Emily Layton Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Emily Layton follows up last year's Fringe debut Two Thirds with another sure-footed slice of contemporary life, Partial Nudity. Under a bare bulb in the grotty backroom of a Bolton pub, Darren and Nina, two strippers with very different reasons to be there, are forced to share a make-shift dressing room.Jack-the-lad Darren (Joe Layton), ...

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INTERVIEW: Joe Layton bares all (almost) for Edinburgh

Up-and-coming TV actor Joe Layton is stepping from in front of the camera and co-producing and performing for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe, where he plays a male stripper in Partial Nudity. The Tatau star took time out of rehearsals, gym sessions and self-tanning to speak to Paul Couch. The first thing you notice straight away about actor ...

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INTERVIEW: A dangerous liaison with Theo Barklem-Biggs

It’s hard to turn a corner these days without coming face to face with actor Theo Barklem-Biggs. He's done comedy, drama and is now returning to the stage at The Donmar Warehouse in December. Paul Couch caught up with him. For someone whose star is on the rise, the ubiquitous 25-year-old Londoner is surprisingly self-effacing about his situation, laughing off ...

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A Level Playing Field – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer:Jonathan Lewis Director:Chris Popert Reviewer:MichaelGray   Education, Education, Education. That's the theme, and the over-arching title, of Jonathan Lewis's new trilogy. Looking at the system through the eyes of the teachers, the parents, and first, here, the students. Confined in exclusion between Politics and Philosophy A-level exams, they brag, they whinge, they indulge in banter that's borderline bullying.Laddishness shades into ...

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