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Moon on a Rainbow Shawl – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Moon on a Rainbow Shawl

Writer: Errol John Director: Michael Buffong Reviewer: Paul Couch While Moon on a Rainbow Shawl was described as “groundbreaking” back in 1958, it is essentially a post-war Trinidadian EastEnders; you rather keep expecting Patrick Trueman to come sauntering into the communal yard, perhaps on his way to board the Empire Windrush en route to Tilbury. There’s little to disturb the ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part I

Over the next week we shall be looking at the shows that have got our regional editors excited in 2014. Today we shall be looking at Ireland, South East and North East &Yorkshire. Are you excited by any of these productions? Share what you think in the comments section below. IRELAND: Ciara Murphy Here at The Public Reviews in Ireland, ...

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NEWS: Colchester Mercury launches 2014 season

Although they had already announced the regional première of Betty Blue Eyes, today Colchester’s Mercury Theatre announced its Spring/Summer season, together with all of its Made in Colchester productions for the whole of 2014. Although Betty Blue Eyes is a major coup for the Essex venue, for Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd the season offers far more “This is a season ...

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NEWS: Threepenny Opera Leads New Wolsey Spring Season

Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre has today announced their Spring 2014 season. Musicals and drama both feature strongly in the line-up, with the Suffolk venue working with a number of regional venues to bring productions to the town. Working with Nottingham Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Graeae Theatre Company, the New Wolsey will stage a brand new production of ...

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