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The Events – Mercury Theatre Studio, Colchester

Writer: David Greig Director: Dan Sherer Reviewer: Michael Gray First seen in 2013, and inspired at least in part by the Anders Breivik massacre of the year before, David Greig's powerful piece has been revived many times since. Dan Sherer's production in the Mercury Studio is intensely visceral, its impact enhanced by the intimacy of the staging. James Cotterill's set ...

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Crazy Glue – Mercury Theatre Studio, Colchester

Bradley Wayne Smith and Filipa Thomas in Crazy Glue

Devisors: Filipa Tomás and Bradley Wayne Smith Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Sticking together through thick and thin has never been so apt. For any couple, there are always going to be ups and downs in their relationship but love is often the unseen glue that keeps things together. Here that unseen glue is given physical form, a bottle of ‘crazy ...

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Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi – Mercury Theatre Studio, Colchester

Writer: Satinder Chohan Director: Helena Bell Composer and Sound Designer: Arun Ghosh Reviewer: Michael Gray [rating:4]   "Kabaddi, sport of our forefathers." This new piece by Satinder Chohan, developed last year in Bracknell, premiered this week in Colchester before touring, explores themes of identity, rivalry and betrayal, using the fast-moving and unbelievably physical Indian game as a central dramatic metaphor. ...

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