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So Here We Are – HighTide Festival, Aldeburgh

Writer: Luke Norris Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Southend and the Thames Estuary are proving to be fertile hunting grounds for HighTide. A couple of years ago Vickie Donoghue’s Mudlarks explored the desire of Essex youth to escape the confines of the estuary and now Luke Norris’ So Here We Are also looks at a trapped generation. For ...

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INTERVIEW: Luke Norris on So Here We Are at HighTide

Luke Norris’So Here We Are was a winner of a 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting and is about to receive its World Premiere in a co-production between HighTide and Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre. Ahead of the premiere, Luke spoke to Glen Pearce about the play, his writing and his work as an actor. Your play, So Here We Are, is ...

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NEWS: HighTide Festival moves from Halesworth to Aldeburgh

Eight years after setting up base at The Cut in Halesworth, HighTide have announced that the 2015 HighTide Festival will move across Suffolk to a new home in Aldeburgh. The Festival will also move from its usual spring dates to run in Aldeburgh from September 10th – 20th 2015. Aldeburgh is already known for it’s world-renowned Aldeburgh Music Festival and ...

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The Late Edwina Black – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

Writers: William Dinner and William Morum Director: Richard Frost Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Set in the drawing room of a wealthy house in the early 20th Century, The Late Edwina Black is an elegant and subtle psychological thriller with delightful period aesthetics, marred only by the sporadically manifest failings of its plot. Peter Hoggart plays Gregory Black, widow of the recently ...

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Sherlock’s Last Case – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

Writer: Charles Marowitz Director: Mark Sterling Reviewer: Fergus Morgan One imagines that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, given the famously antagonistic regard in which he held his most famous creation, would have greatly enjoyed Charles Marowitz’s Sherlock’s Last Case, a comic parody in which the great detective’s personal flaws are thoroughly examined. Sadly, Suffolk Summer Theatre’s production, currently running at Aldeburgh’s ...

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Five Finger Exercise – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

Writer: Peter Shaffer Director: Richard Frost Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3.5] Even the most genial of family groupings can feel the strain while on holiday; when the holiday is in a small, remote, cottage the pressure can build to explosive result. Despite what Louise, the refined matriarch of the family may think, the Harringtons are a somewhat dysfunctional bunch. Louise has ...

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