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Boys Will Be Boys – Bush Theatre, London

Writer: Melissa Bubnic Director: Amy Hodge Reviewer: Stephen Bates “Life is a cabaret, old chum...” sang Sally Bowles in 1930s Berlin but, 80 years or so on, both life and cabaret look very different for the women in Melissa Bubnic's satire of neo-feminism. The Bush Theatre, housed temporarily in Bush Hall and looking somewhat grander than usual, is configured to ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with James Dryden

Playing the world’s fattest teenager may not seem an appealing rôle for a young actor but for James Dryden the chance to appear in the European première of Beached was an opportunity too good to miss. As the show transfers from The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury to London’s Soho TheatreJames took time to speak to Glen Pearce about the show. Beached ...

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Beached – The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury

Writer: Melissa Bubnic Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Glen Pearce A mother’s love can be a wonderful thing but occasionally that love can have much darker undertones. For JoJo her life revolves around her nineteen year old son Arty. There’s nothing unusual about that - apart from the fact that Arty hasn’t left the house for three years and, at nineteen ...

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NEWS: Marlowe Theatre stages first in-house production

Marlowe’s Canterbury Theatre have announced details of their first in-house production. The Kent venue will stage the British première of Melissa Bubnic’s Beached on 28 October and will run in Canterbury until November 1 before transferring to London’s Soho Theatre. Bubnic has written for the TV series Shameless but has never had her play produced on this scale before, “I ...

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