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The Borrowers – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Bea Roberts from the novel by Mary Norton  Director: Nik Partridge Designer: Rosanna Vize Composer: David Ridley Lighting Designer: Jess Bernberg Reviewer: Leah Tozer With a pitter-patter of petite feet and a-pocketing of confectionery, paper planes, and a crisp packet for a great escape, the Factory Theatre is the magical, mischievous, pocket-sized Clock family’s giant playground this Christmas. With witty, loveably believable writing from Bea ...

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Infinity Pool – The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

Writer: Bea Roberts Director: Deirdre Mullins and Nik Partridge Reviewer: Karen Bussell For a play without actors (and no spoken dialogue), there are plenty of characters to meet in 2015’s Theatre503 Playwriting prize winner Bea Roberts’ funny, quirky and innovative Infinity Pool: a modern retelling of Madame Bovary. Peopled with myriad work colleagues, couch potato husband, gap year daughter, pioneering ...

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Northanger Abbey – Wickham Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Jane Austen Adaptor: Toby Hulse Director:Nik Partridge Reviewer:Kris Hallett A craze has appeared in which Classic Regency romances and ultra-violent zombie mayhem combine to create a new genre of literature that became a New York Times bestseller and created at least one mainstream (if not very good) movie in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. In Northanger Abbey adaptor Toby ...

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Hetty Feather – Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter

The cast of Hetty Feather

Music: Benji Bower Writer: Jacqueline Wilson Adaptor: Emma Reeves Director: Sally Cookson Reviewer: Lucy Corley Exeter Northcott Theatre is buzzing with excitement before we even enter the auditorium for Hetty Feather, on tour from London’s West End. The production’s musicians (Seamus H. Carey and Luke Potter) in top hats and braces play jaunty circus tunes, ambling through the theatre foyer ...

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