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Toast  – The Other Palace, London

Writer: Henry Filloux-Bennett Director:  Jonnie Riordan Reviewer:  Richard Maguire While not quite based on a recipe book, Toast is, instead, an adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater’s autobiography of 2004. Of course, food and cooking are major themes of this play that has travelled from Salford via the Edinburgh Fringe, but Toast is more a nostalgic reflection of a 60s/70s childhood. ...

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Nigel Slater’s Toast – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Henry Filloux-Bennett Director and choreographer: Jonnie Riordan Reviewer: Stephen Bates Back in the days when Michelin stars were a thing of the future for the UK and Fanny Craddock was teaching the nation to cook, a 12-year-old Nigel Slater was learning his craft by helping his Mum to make jam tarts and mince pies in her Wolverhampton kitchen. Now ...

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I am Beast – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writer: Louisa Ashton Director: Shelley Knowles-Dixon Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Ellie is a typical teenager. Her bedroom is a mess and she has a secret fantasy world she escapes to when real life gets too hard. There, she is Blaze, a superhero with her crime-fighting partner Silver righting wrongs wrought by Dr Oblivion. But here and now she is coping with ...

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