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Incognito – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Nick Payne Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Is the brain a creative force or a prison? The possibility for the human brain to create is well documented but when damaged it can also lock the mind into a constant loop of frustration. Nick Payne’s Incognito is as complex as the brains at the centre of his plot. ...

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Symphony – The Vaults, London

Writers: Tom Wells, Ella Hickson, Nick Payne Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Ian Foster Originally commissioned in 2012 when it played festivals like Latitude, nabokov’s Symphony is a great fit for the ethos of the Vault Festival taking place underneath Waterloo and this sparky revival proves to be one of the highlights of the programme so far. Three short plays by ...

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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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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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NEWS: Melling, LeFranc and Payne lead HighTide 2014 Line-Up

Suffolk’s HighTide Festival has announced the line-up for their eighth festival. Running from April 10-19 2014, the festival will premiere four productions by Elinor Cook, Harry Melling, Dan LeFranc and Nick Payne as well as readings of new plays by Benedict Andrews, Thomas Eccleshare and Chris Thorpe. HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson is delighted to welcome both familiar ...

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The Same Deep Water as Me – Donmar Warehouse, London

Writers: Nick Payne Director: John Crowley Reviewer: Andy Moseley [Rating:4 ] Following close on the heels of Constellations there is a lot riding on Nick Payne’s new play, and it doesn't disappoint. The Same Deep Water as Me confirms his place as one of the most talented playwrights around today. The subject matter is the ‘no-win, no-fee’ personal injury business, ...

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Constellations – Duke of York’s, London

Writer: Nick Payne Director: Michael Longhurst Reviewer: Nina Anderson [rating:3.5] Not another play about love, science and Bees. Honestly. Constellations is the latest Royal Court transfer to the West End, and on paper it seems a wildly ambitious prospect: A love story across alternate universes. In fact it is a play that spans the length of a prosaic love story. ...

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