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Things I Know To Be True – The Lowry Salford

Writer: Andrew Bovell Directors: Geordie Brookman and Scott Graham Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent   Things I Know To Be True offers a view into a domestic setting that, while maybe not identical will be familiar to all who experience it. It scrutinizes the cruelty, joy, spite and love we reserve only for our very nearest and dearest. Andrew Bovell has been ...

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Things I Know To Be True – Oxford Playhouse

Cast of Things I Know to be True

Writer:Andrew Bovell Directors:Geordie Brookman and Scott Graham Reviewer: Katy Roberts A collaboration between the State Theatre Company of South Australia and Frantic Assembly, Andrew Bovell's Things I Know To Be True invites us into the lives of a seemingly perfect family, who turn out to be anything but, with searing and devastating effect. First premiered in early 2016 in Adelaide, ...

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Othello – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: William Shakespeare (adapted by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett) Director: Scott Graham Reviewer: Janet Jepson Lads will be lads, and this is true whether it’s in the Shakespearian era or the twenty-first century. This Frantic Assembly production of the Bard’s infamous Othello, is fuelled by testosterone, sex and jealousy in equal measure. It’s deliciously physical theatre played out by ...

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Othello – Curve, Leicester

Writer: William Shakespeare Adaptors: Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett Director: Scott Graham Frantic Assembly’s reputation as one of the most exciting practitioners in modern theatre is well-deserved. Originally staged in 2008 and winning Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett a TMA Theatre award for best direction, Othello is as fresh and as exciting as it was during the original tour. Othello ...

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Othello – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: William Shakespeare Adaptors: Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett Director: Scott Graham Reviewer: Fergus Morgan When Frantic Assembly first produced their modernised Othello in 2008, artistic director Scott Graham hailed the play’s national tour as a ‘breakthrough moment’ for the company. Lauded for its energetic choreography and blistering intensity, the show won Graham and co-director Steven Hoggett the award for ...

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We Are Proud to Present… – Bush Theatre, London

Writer: Jackie Sibblies Drury Director: Gbolahan Obisesan Reviewer: Stephen Bates Jackie Sibblies Drury has said that she had so little confidence that her play would ever be produced that she could not be bothered to find a short, snappy title for it. To explain, the full title is: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, ...

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The Winter’s Tale – The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Miller Composer: Terry Davies Reviewer: Sheila Stratford [rating:4.5] The Winter's Tale is a mythical story that despite tragedy leaves you with a warm and tender glow. This is one of Shakespeare's late plays and for many one of his very best. The first act is full of tragedy as the King Leontes of Sicilia becomes ...

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