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The Jew of Malta – The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Writer: Christopher Marlowe Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: James Garrington Some 15 years before Shakespeare introduced The Merchant of Veniceto the world, Christopher Marlowe was busy penning his own play, The Jew of Malta – and what a delight it is, too. It is being presented here as part of an RSC season which explores the “outsider”, and shows, as is ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with James Dryden

Playing the world’s fattest teenager may not seem an appealing rôle for a young actor but for James Dryden the chance to appear in the European première of Beached was an opportunity too good to miss. As the show transfers from The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury to London’s Soho TheatreJames took time to speak to Glen Pearce about the show. Beached ...

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Beached – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Melissa Bubnic Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Glen Pearce A mother’s love can be a wonderful thing but occasionally that love can have much darker undertones. For JoJo her life revolves around her nineteen year old son Arty. There’s nothing unusual about that - apart from the fact that Arty hasn’t left the house for three years and, at nineteen ...

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Wingman – The Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Writer: Richard Marsh Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Written and performed by Richard Marsh, Wingman is a refreshingly honest, beautifully crafted spoken word comedy that grips the audience from start to finish. We meet Richard as he is losing his mum to cancer and is forced to meet his disappointment of a father at his mother's bedside. As his ...

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Wingman – Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Writer: Richard Marsh Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Sheila Stratford Wingman is a touchingly, funny and heart-warming comedy of a broken down father-son relationship. Written and acted by Richard Marsh, an Edinburgh Fringe First winner. The thirty-something son is at his mother's deathbed when his father arrives on the scene; however Richard (the son played by Richard Marsh) does not want ...

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Wingman – Soho Theatre, London

Writer: Richard Marsh Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Parental relationships can be fraught with complication, particularly when a mother or father chooses to leave their children without seeing them again for years if not decades. The intricacies of such decisions and their consequences often make a good basis for dramatic exploration. Wingman, transferring from the Edinburgh Festival to ...

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Pulse Festival: Raymondo – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Annie Siddons Director: Justin Audibert Composer: Marcus Hamblett Reviewer: Glen Pearce   “Words! Words! Words! I'm so sick of words!” trills Eliza Doolitle in My Fair Lady. And it’s a feeling one can empathise with after watching Annie Siddons'Raymondo. Siddons has created an epic narrative that fuses storytelling and music to share a surreal tale of two brothers locked ...

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Wrong ‘Un – Upstairs at the Western, Leicester

Writer: Boff Whalley Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Performed a stone’s throw away from the factory where Alice Hawkins, the leader of the Leicester suffrage movement worked, Red Ladders’ new one woman musical drama is a stunning testimony to the power a script and a single actress can have: moving, amusing and intriguing; a sold-out gem of a venue ...

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