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How It Is (Part One)  – The Print Room at the Coronet, London

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Judy Hegarty Lovett Reviewer: Richard Maguire While it’s always a pleasure going to The Print Room, London’s most stylish theatre, it’s also something of a challenge as The Print Room’s programming is among the most uncompromising in the country. Their new show, an adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s 1961 novel, How It Is, is not for the ...

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A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Aoife Duffin in A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

Writer: Eimear McBride (adapted by Annie Ryan) Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Jaclyn Martin   When Eimear McBride, author of the original novel, opened up the drawer and saw her manuscript still there, still rejected and unpublished, little did she suspect how far it would go just a few years later. After finally getting the release it deserved in 2013, the ...

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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing – Factory Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Aoife Duffin in A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

Writer: Eimear McBride (adapted by Annie Ryan) Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Have you ever come out of a production so captivating and traumatising that you were seriously concerned for the performer? Aoife Duffin’s solo performance in A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is mesmerising. Duffin plays all the parts in Annie Ryan’s superb adaptation of Eimear McBride’s ...

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