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Cargo – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Tess Berry-Hart Director:David Mercatali Reviewer:Deborah Parry Everyone has an opinion about the current refugee crisis, though, perhaps, it is less likely that we ponder the journey that someone takes – what it actually means to leave your home, every familiarity, and venture into the unknown. When we are reduced to mere cargo,what does our identity become, or, more importantly, ...

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Radiant Vermin – Tobacco Factory Theatres – Bristol

Writer:Philip Ridley Director: David Mercatali Reviewer:Kris Hallett For the millennial generation, getting on the housing market can look the impossible dream; soaring rents, 20% deposits, low-paid, zero-hour contracts; owning a property has never looked more like a pipe dream. Philip Ridley’s scathing, darkly comic and terrific 2015 play,Radiant Vermin,explores just how far we are prepared to go to get our ...

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A Christmas Carol – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Writer: Neil Bartlett Director: Gus Miller Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Alongside turkey and mince pies, Charles Dickens’ tale of a miserly old Christmas hater getting his comeuppance has established itself as a permanent fixture in our seasonal celebrations. The story, also a clarion call for a more caring society, may well be over- familiar, but it can still stand up ...

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