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The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning – Pleasance at St Thomas Aquin’s High School, Edinburgh

Writer: Tim Price Director: John E McGrath Reviewer: Marina Spark [rating:4] National Theatre Wales offers up a fascinating, slick, imaginative piece of theatre in this play about the eponymous young Welsh/American soldier who allegedly uploaded information on the Iraq and Afghan wars to the WikiLeaks website. With his long-awaited trial coming up in December, this play is significant to the ...

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In Water I’m Weightless – Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer: Kaite O’Reilly Director: John E McGrath Reviewer: Emily Pearce [Rating:4] In Water I’m Weightless is the latest offering from the innovative National Theatre Wales that is insistent throughout in its challenge of the ways disability is perceived. Five performers (unfortunately Mandy Colleran was indisposed for this performance) each speak of their lives, routines and the ideals they hold dear. ...

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