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How to be Brave – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Sian Owen Reviewer: Tom Ralphs Sian Owen’s play is a fast moving monologue about Katie, a single mother who is not as brave as she was when she was a child, and now finds that she needs to be. When her daughter, who she always refers to as little one, is facing an operation, Katie thinks it is her ...

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Swallows and Amazons  – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester

Writer: Bryony Lavery Director: Katie Posner Reviewer: Abbie Rippon Host the Jolly Roger flag, grab your oars and get ready to set sail on a voyage of adventure with Grosvenor Park’s family-friendly adventure Swallows and Amazons. Adapted by Bryony Lavery from the stories by Arthur Ransome and based on his own childhood adventures in the Lake District, Swallows and Amazons ...

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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Terry Deary, Neal Foster Music: Matthew Scott Director: Neal Foster Reviewer: Lindsay and Cameron Sykes The Birmingham Stage Company presents Barmy Britain in Darlington. Rog (Gary WIlson) and Rex (Benedict Martin) have to convince parking wardens Esmeralda (Laura Dalgleish) and Queenie (the divinely vocal Alison Fitzjohn) that Britain is Barmy or they will get a parking ticket. The audience ...

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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Based on the books by Terry Deary Director: Neal Foster Reviewer: Ruth Jepson It is an actual law in the UK that as a child born after the 1980’s you must have read at least one of Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories books. Ok, so maybe not an actual law, but the series is so popular among kids and history ...

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