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Over The Top – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Nick Walker Director: Katy Stephens Reviewer: Nicole Craft ‘Please be reassured that tonight we will not be rationing the jokes!’ This is the promise on the flyer for this year’s ‘alternative pantomime’ offering from Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre which, over the last six years, has made the ‘anti-panto’ a recurring event in its festive calendar. Some of the previous efforts ...

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Sisters – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Nick Walker Directors: Nick Walker and Emma Rabbits Reviewer: Nicole Craft Four women, I mean guys, about to have a shoot-out at high-noon to find out who gets to open the treasure chest that they found after digging up the Deputy Sheriff’s wife’s grave, the location of which is revealed by the actual Sheriff’s sister who was tracked down in Bedworth ...

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Vampomime – The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The cast of Vampomime at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre

Writer/Director: Nick Walker Reviewer: Nicole Evans   While the little ones are away, the vampires will play and play they do in The Belgrade Theatre’s, now somewhat traditional, offering of their alternative adult Christmas show. This year brings Vampomime, telling the spooky tale of an inhuman theatre group in the form of three vampires who are on a quest to ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: A Journey Round My Skull – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Nick Walker and Olivia Winteringham Director: Graeme Rose Reviewer: Glen Pearce   We often talk about theatre getting inside our head. Kiln’s A Journey Round My Skull takes that one step further, firstly giving us a guided tour of how the brain works and then taking us on an immersive journey inside our skull. We are in a psychiatrist’s ...

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Unknown Male – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Writer: Stephanie Ridings Director: Nick Walker Reviewer: Jennie Philpot Unknown Male is a chilling account of how one man’s decision to end his life can have a devastating and lasting effect on so many others, others that were completely unknown to him or those whom he loved, but whose lives would become forever changed. The play opens at the inquest ...

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Oh No It Isn’t – The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer and Director: Nick Walker Reviewer: Nicole Evans With panto season well underway and scrooges across the country being forced into embracing the Christmas spirit, The Belgrade Theatre are once again taking the opportunity to appeal to a more adult nature with their alternative Christmas show Oh No It Isn’t. Set in the simple studio set up of the B2 ...

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Hoke’s Bluff – Shoreditch Town Hall, London

Company: Action Hero Reviewer: Nichola Daunton   Combining trashy Americana, locker room lectures and iconic teen movies, Action Hero have created a performance that attempts to analyse the American high school experience and its affect on the lives of young Americans. Using clichéd sports movie tropes, including cheerleading routines and workout montages, Action Hero also bring the audience into the ...

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