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Alice in Wonderland – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Lewis Carroll Adaptor: Mike Kenny Director: Rachel O’Riordan Reviewer: Barbara Michaels A refreshing new take on the original – and that in itself is no small achievement – Mike Kenny’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland gives more than a nod to contemporary issues such as identity. Opening scenes in Alice’s home and schoolroom segue seamlessly into more ...

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Latitude Festival 2017 – Sinners Club

Writer & Composer: Lucy Rivers Director: Titus Halder Reviewer: Kris Hallett  It was a sparsely attended cabaret tent on the last evening of the festival where most exhausted revellers were pushing through for one last rave with Fatboy Slim on the BBC Music Stage. Yet performer, writer and composer Lucy Rivers doesn’t let this stop her, for an audience of 50 ...

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Sinners Club – The Other Room, Cardiff

Writer &Music: Lucy Rivers Director: Titas Balder Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Sinners Club is a dark, surreal and edgy exploration of the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed in Britain. This theatre gig is a real onslaught on the senses – and most of it in a good way. The powerful and emotive original music by Lucy Rivers ...

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NEWS: Theatr Clwyd announce new season

Tamara Harvey, Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd in Mold, has today announced her second season at the North Wales producing house. The Spring Season runs from February to May 2017 and includes three world premières, two classic revivals, and one new adaptation. Starting off the new season will be a new revival of David Hare’s thrilling drama Skylight (9th Feb – ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Lucy Rivers & Hannah McPake of Wonderman

With over 3000 shows at the world’s biggest arts festival, here at The ReviewsHub,we want to make the job of choosing your Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows that little bit easier. So here’s Lucy Rivers &Hannah McPake of Wonderman answering our annual Five Fast Fringe Questions. In one sentence tell us about your show. Wonderman is a unique gig-theatre take on ...

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Little Sure Shot – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer/Composer: Lucy Rivers Director: Amy Leach Designer: Hayley Grindle Reviewer: Ron Simpson Annie Get Your Gun it ain’t, but Little Sure Shot is terrific fun – and a much more accurate account of the life of 19th century sharpshooter Annie Oakley than the great Irving Berlin musical. Lucy Rivers’ text takes us (with justifiable simplification) through her dirt-poor childhood, the ...

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The Forsythe Sisters – Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff

Writers: Lucy Rivers &Hannah McPake Music: Lucy Rivers Director: Adele Thomas Reviewer: Jacqui Onions In The Forsythe Sisters, Gagglebabble invite you to attend an evening of mediumship at your local village hall. What follows is a random concoction of village characters, local myths, psychic demonstrations, live music and even a mini love story all bewilderingly but enjoyably rolled into the ...

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Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas – Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, London

Writer: Raymond Briggs Director: Emma Earle Music/Sound: Lucy Rivers Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh This truly wonderful adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ book Father Christmas returns to the Lyric once again this year, to entertain children and their parents alike. A simple tale, it brings to life the magic of Father Christmas as he hurries across the globe delivering presents in the midst ...

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