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E8 – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Writer: Marika Mckennell Director: Ria Parry Reviewer: Deborah Klayman Set in a Pupil Referral Unit, where children who slide through the cracks in mainstream education find themselves, E8 provides a snapshot of the lives of two young people and their teachers. Underfunded and with a reputation for violence, PRUs have become synonymous with “difficult” and excluded children. The reality is ...

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Glockenspiel – Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Steven Dykes Reviewer: Scott Matthewman With the long-running conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, US Army personnel often find themselves accepting repeated tours of active service. Patched up physically before being sent out to fight again, veterans’ mental state is on the decline, with greater than average rates of depression, alcohol and drug abuse and suicide. Steven Dykes’s ...

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