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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Ruth Johnson as Queen of the Field Mouses + ensemble

Writer: Caroline Bird based on the novel by G L Frank Baun Music: Jeremy Bradfield Director: Mark Calvert Designer: Rhys Jarma Reviewer: Anna Ambelez The Wizard of Oz, originally an American children’s novel published in 1900, went on to be the perennial favorite, blockbuster film The Yellow Brick Road. This production is adapted from that original story. The entire stage ...

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INTERVIEW: Luke Adamson has One Last Waltz

  Dementia is known as "the silent killer". There are currently more than 520,000 people in the UK with Alzheimer's disease and it's estimated that, by 2015, that figure will almost double. Spurred on by personal contact with the condition, writer Luke Adamson is taking his play One Last Waltz on the road. He spoke to Paul Couch. So tell ...

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Jumping Puddles – Caedmon Hall, Gateshead

Writer: Catrina McHugh Director: Rosie Kellagher Movement director: Krista Vuori for Frantic Assembly Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent Jumping puddles is the first collaboration between Open Clasp Theatre Company and Frantic Assembly and endeavours to give a voice to women in the North East. In the early stages of devising the creative team worked with over 162 marginalised women in the North, ...

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