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Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Harriet Mallion From the very second the doors open Mr Morgan and Mr West welcome you warmly into their parlour. A pair of marvellous time-travelling magicians, spectacular showmen, and certainly the “spiffing chaps” they claim to be. Parlour Tricks is a delight to audiences of all ages and truly does offer something for everyone. Rhys Morgan and Robert West lead the ...

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PREVIEW: 2016 – A look ahead

2015 was a thrilling rollercoaster ride for the theatre scene, with more venues programming exciting and risk-taking productions that complemented a more traditional slate of work. We saw artistic directors leave venues for pastures new and then, in return, gain new visionaries for the future. So as we stand on the precipice of 2016, what theatrical delights await? We asked ...

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Morgan and West: For Kids – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Helen Jones Rhys Morgan and Robert West are a pair of time-travelling Victorian Gentleman magicians – or so they would like us to believe. Both born in 1865, and educated at Oxford they have come into the possession of a time machine and tratravevelled to the twenty first century to show off their fascination with illusion. Dressed in frock ...

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Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks – HighTide Festival, Aldeburgh

Performers: Rhys Morgan and Robert West Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Aldeburgh often seems like it has been caught in a time travel bubble. Its quaint charms belonging to a more genteel time. It’s perhaps appropriate then that ‘time-travelling Victorian magicians’ Morgan and West visit the town as part of the HighTide Festival, inviting us to spend a Sunday evening with ...

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In one sentence tell us about your show. A kids magic show that will make everyone gasp, laugh, and engender all round embafflement. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We wanted to write a kids magic show that was as close to kids theatre and as far from kids birthday party as we could manage. Any ...

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NEWS: Three World Premières for Ninth HighTide Festival

For its ninth year, Suffolk’s HighTide Festivalhad already announced a change of venue, moving from Halesworth to Aldeburgh, but today Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has announced the line-up for the annual festival. Running from 10th – 20th September, the festival will include three world premieres, transfers, readings and visiting companies as well as talks from the likes of Christopher Eccleston, ...

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