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Egusi Soup – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Writer: Janice Okoh Director: Paul Bourne Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Egusi Soup is a thick, rich, spicy and nourishing soup from western Africa, especially popular in Nigeria. Its preparation is an important skill and passed down within the family. And it is a well-chosen metaphor for the situation that the Anyia family find themselves in. It is a year since the ...

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Hotbed Festival Double Bill – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Steve Waters, Craig Baxter, Hisham Matar Director: Paul Bourne Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:4] Produced by Menagerie Theatre Company in association with Theatre 503, the Hotbed Festival for new writing from Cambridge presents a new one act play and two short plays inspired by the collaboration with Thought Leaders as part of What’s Up Doc? series. The first of the ...

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Fragile – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Geoff Thompson Director: Nick Bagnall Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:5] Geoff Thompson’s partly autobiographical play is hard-hitting, uncomfortable viewing. By the age of thirty, and convinced that there must be more to life than menial jobs, Coventry-man Thompson decided to become a martial arts instructor, followed by living out his dream of becoming a writer, subsequently winning a BAFTA for ...

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