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Jungle Book – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: Poppy Burton-Morgan Music & Lyrics: Filipe Gomes Director: Poppy Burton-Morgan Choreographer: Kendra J Horsburgh Reviewer: Sophie Dodworth For the majority of people, thinking of the Jungle Book brings back memories of an orphaned human boy on a journey of self-discovery, raised by a group of animals, singing I Wan’na Be Like You. This is not, however, what you’ll find here. Poppy ...

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NEWS: Ipswich’s Pulse Festival passes the 600 show mark

Last night’s performance of Proto-type Theatre’s A Machine They’re Secretly Building marked the 600th show in the festival’s 16-year history. That’s 600 individual shows, not performances and doesn’t include the many free bands that have performed after the day’s events. It’s an impressive feat, but who has taken the other milestone slots in the festival’s history? We’ve dug into the ...

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Jungle Book – Northcott, Exeter

Original writer: Rudyard Kipling Adaptor and Director: Poppy Burton-Morgan Choreographer: Kendra J. Horsburgh Reviewer: Lucy Corley   At last: a show for young teenagers that doesn’t talk down to them. Metta Theatre’s Jungle Book has appeal for all ages, but its refreshing mix of hip-hop, circus, rap and street dance seems sure to be a hit with the 9-14 age ...

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In the High and Far Off Times – Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Writer: Rudyard Kipling Director &Adaptor:Alistair Ganley Reviewer: Gareth Roberts   In the High and Far Off Times (subtitled Rudyard Kipling’s Animals) is the Cygnet Company’s adaptation of a number of Kipling’s stories. The first half is an adaptation of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, while the second features How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, The Beginnings of the Armadillos, How the Camel Got His ...

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