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The Ripple Effect – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Ursula Rani-Sarma Directors: Kate McGregor,Guy Jones,Orode Faka &Clare McKenna Composer: Paul Trippette Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:4] As part of the London 2012 Festival The Ripple Effect was written and produced specifically for children and young adults. “The aim of the project is to connect with young people from diverse backgrounds with limited experience of the arts and offer them ...

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How Like An Angel – Norwich Cathedral, Norwich

Performed by: Circa and I Fagiolini Director: Yaron Lifschitz Musical Director: Robert Hollingworth Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5]   As audiences are handed torches and led into darkened cathedral at night, there’s a sense that this is going to be something special. As shadows spill across the stone a lone voice sings out, reverberating through the expansive interior, as further voices ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 25th June 2012

As part of the bid for the 2012 Olympic Games, organisers promised that alongside the sport would be a ‘once in a lifetime’ celebration of culture. Stretching far beyond the capital, the London 2012 Festival, running until September 9th, showcases events up and down the country. Here Glen Pearce looks at five festival offerings this week from the wealth on ...

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The Voyage – Victoria Square, Birmingham

Producer: Stuart Griffiths for Birmingham Hippodrome Artistic Directors: Kevin Finnan &Patrick Nolan Designer: Simon Dorman Composers: Sophy Smith &Tom Dickenson Reviewer: Will James [rating:5] Standing in Victoria Square in Birmingham you could be forgiven for thinking that you were in Southampton Docks waving your loved ones goodbye as they board a giant ship ready to set sail to lands unknown. ...

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