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Arabian Nights – Hoxton Hall, London

Writer: Nessah Muthy Director: Daniel Winder Reviewer: Stephen Bates A smell of burning incense fills the air and a faint haze lingers. Hoxton Hall, with its dark walls and ornate decorations, was once a Victorian Music Hall and it is certainly not short on atmosphere for Iris Theatre’s family-friendly telling of fables of the fabulous and fearsome, drawn from a ...

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Heroine – Theatr Clwyd, Mold

Writer: Nessah Muthy Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer: Clare Boswell Heroine by Nessah Muthy is a play with a strong political message. Centred around ex-soldier Grace (Asmara Gabrielle), Heroine turns the tables on the Radical-Islam question. It asks it's audience to consider whether it is right, or indeed conducive within a progressive society, to shut down dialogue on uncomfortable issues, brandishing all ...

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The Host – The Yard Theatre, London

Writer: Nessah Muthy Director: Zoe Lafferty Reviewer: Richard Maguire In the 2016 Brexit referendum almost 60% of London voters elected to remain, and in response to the result, Mayor Sadiq Khan launched his #LondonisOpen campaign. He said ‘We don’t simply tolerate each other’s differences, we celebrate them.’ But when push comes to shove how welcoming are Londoners to foreigners? This ...

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NEWS: Two winners for inaugural Theatre 503 Playwriting Award

New writing is the lifeblood of theatre and few venues have done more to encourage its flow in recent years than Battersea's small Theatre 503. Stepping up their efforts in this area, the theatre has introduced a new Award for Playwriting and Stephen Bates went along to Jerwood Space to witness the presentation ceremony. Around 1,600 entries from 41 countries ...

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NEWS: Gambon And Hare Join HighTide Line Up

HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has today announced the complete line-up for the eighth HighTide Festival, taking place April 10 - 19 2014. The festival’s popular Face to Face series will continue with appearances by Michael Gambon, David Hare, Kare Mosse and Anthony Horowitz being announced today. Atkinson commented: “Our Face to Face series is a beloved Festival ...

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Gastronauts – Royal Court, London

Writers: April De Angelis and Nessah Muthy Director: Wils Wilson Reviewer: Robert Cottingham [rating:3] If you go down to the Royal Court you’re in for a big surprise…In fact, the less you know beforehand the more likely you are likely to enjoy the show. It’s a food related production, the clue is in the title, ‘gastronauts.’ First, the audience is ...

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