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Rambert – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Artistic Director: Mark Baldwin Choreographers: Aletta Collins, Ben Duke, Andonis Foniadakis, Itzik Galili, Julie Cunningham Reviewer: Cathy Swaby Rambert’s three-part show is pulsing and visually mesmerising. Dancers bend and fold themselves around the stage to poignant music and equally poignant themes. Firstly, we witness Symbiosis where the scaled scantily clad team writhe and flit to beautiful orchestral electronica music, furtively ...

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NEWS: Brighton Bookworms encouraged to join city-wide reads

By GLEN PEARCE Bookworms in Brighton are being encouraged to get reading ahead of this May's Brighton Festival. Organisers have today [9 January 2016] announced the titles for the city-wide City Reads, with Sharon Duggal's The Handsworth Times being selected for adults and A.F. Harrold's Fizzlebert Stump The Boy Who Ran Away from the Circus (and Joined the Library) being chosen ...

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GALWAY THEATRE FESTIVAL: Wasted – Nun’s Island Theatre, Galway

Writer: Kate Tempest Director: Mairéad Folan Reviewer: Paige Louter Wasted is presented by No Ropes Theatre as part of the Made in Galway strand of works in progress showings. The text is written by poet, spoken word artist, author, and playwright Kate Tempest, and is actually a finished product: the “in progress” portion of the showing is the company’s experimentation ...

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Latitude Festival: Hopelessly Devoted

Writer: Kate Tempest Directors: James Grieve,Stef O’Driscoll Reviewer: Paul Couch Life behind bars is never easy but when your cellmate is your soul mate and recreational lover, and her sentence is a fraction of yours, then it’s catastrophic disaffection waiting to happen. In Paines Plough’s offering for this year’s Latitude festival, Chess and Serena find themselves in exactly that position. ...

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Latitude Festival Preview: Paines Plough

Alongside the multi-coloured sheep, the sea of tents and the annual conundrum of packing wellies or sunglasses, Paines Plough are fast becoming an integral part of the Latitude Festival. In a line-up that evolves each year to reflect the changing themes, Tania Harrison manages each year to programme a mix of new theatre artists and established favourites to tempt festival ...

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Glasshouse – Z-Arts, Manchester

Written by Kate Tempest Directed by Adrian Jackson Reviewed by Katherine Kirwin Cardboard Citizens isa company dedicated to using Forum Theatre and Theatre of the Oppressed to make life-changing theatre inspired by and incorporating experiences of homelessness. They specifically employ actors who have experience of homelessness and enable participants of their workshops and shows to develop skills and confidence. Their ...

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Glasshouse – Curve, Leicester

Writer: Kate Tempest Director: Adrian Jackson Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Cardboard Citizens is a unique theatre company that uses forum theatre in an attempt to tackle a wealth of difficult issues in their plays from drug use, to domestic violence to unemployment to making the audience debate “what would you do” in that situation. Forum theatre was created by Brazilian theatre ...

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Brand New Ancients – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Kate Tempest Producer: Sophie Bradley (Battersesa Arts Centre) Artistic Director: David Jubb (Battersea Arts Centre) Lighting Design: India Banks, Christina Hardinge &Matt O’Leary Music: Nell Catchpole in collaboration with Kwake Bass, Raven Bush, Jo Gibson &Natasha Zielazinski Reviewer: S.E. Webster In collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre, Kate Tempest has arrived at the West Yorkshire Playhouse with her highly acclaimed ...

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