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Dog Show – New Diorama Theatre, London

Writers &devisers: James Yeatman, Zac Gvirtzman, Lisa Kerr, Hamish Macdougall, Ntonga Mwanza, Harriet Webb, Al Smith and Laura Mooney Director: James Yeatman Reviewer: Deborah Klayman From the cosiness of the West Hampstead Women's Institute to the wilds of the heath, allow Kandinsky to introduce you to the local dogs, their owners, and the community that they unknowingly weave together. Part ...

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Lion Boy – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Zizou Corder Adaptor: Marcelo Dos Santos Directors: Clive Mendus and James Yeatman Reviewer: Michael Gray   “This is a big story – it needs to be savoured!” Complicité's first show aimed at a younger audience, now revived and touring, makes a great half-term treat for the Mercury Theatre, directed by Clive Mendus and James Yeatman after the original by ...

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Lionboy – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer: Zizou Corder (adapted by Marcelo Dos Santos) Director: Annabel Arden Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:5] Charlie Ashanti (the Lionboy of the show’s title) is like any other 11-year-old boy - with one remarkable exception. He can speak to cats. His parents are ground breaking scientists in a future world, presided over by the sinister Corporacy, where asthma has reached epidemic ...

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Lionboy- Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Writer: Marcelo Dos Santos (adapted from the books by Zizou Corder) Director: Annabel Arden Reviewer: Nicole Evans [rating:4] Ever wondered what it would be like to be able to talk to cats? Complicite’s new family show Lionboy introduces us to a boy who can do just that. Based on the trilogy of the same name by Zizou Corder, Lionboy tells ...

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Lionboy – Bristol Old Vic

From the novels by: Zizou Corder Director: Annabel Arden Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:4] In the future, the world is warmer, mobile phones are powered by the sun and there is a growing allergy to cats. When two scientists who are working on a cure to asthma are kidnapped, their only hope of rescue lays with their eleven year old son ...

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Our Country’s Good – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Timberlake Wertenbaker, Director: Max Stafford-Clark Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:4] At its heart, this play argues that theatre is a medicine for many ills, capable of soothing troubled souls and giving meaning to abandoned lives. Based on Thomas Keneally's 1987 novel The Playmaker which drew from real events, it was first produced at the Royal Court in 1988 and won ...

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