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LATITUDE 2015: 946

Artist(s):Kneehigh Writers: Michael Morpugo and Emma Rice for Kneehigh Theatre Company Director: Emma Rice Venue: Theatre Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett The hung over Sunday crowds at Latitude were still out in force first thing in the theatre tent to witness the first public performance of 946, Kneehigh’s customary inventive new production from Michael Morpugo’s book The Amazing Story of Adolphus ...

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Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Carl Grose Music: Charles Hazlewood Director: Mike Shepherd Reviewer: May Mellstrom There is unlikely to be a more intriguing title for a show this year than Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), a new co-production between the Everyman and Cornwall-based theatre company Kneehigh. The inaugural Everyman season has already tackled the traditional and local stories in ...

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Vincent Dance Theatre: Motherland – Contact, Manchester

Director: Charlotte Vincent Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin Vincent Dance Theatre are a highly regarded contemporary dance-theatre ensemble, who aim to explore and capture not only human experience but also the nature of performance itself. Their work feels in a similar vein to Forced Entertainment – a theatre contemporary of Sheffield in the mid-90s. Motherland aims to reveal the “complex internal and ...

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Tristan and Yseult – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writers: Anna Maria Murphy and Carl Grose Director: Emma Rice Reviewer: Robin Jahdi [rating:4] In theory, a play about Cornish separatists shouldn’t be very engaging. Amusing, perhaps, but not quite as edifying, energising and life-affirming as this production of the timeless Tristan and Iseult (aka Yseult or Isolde) from Cornwall’s own Kneehigh theatre company. This retelling of the other legend ...

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Midnight’s Pumpkin – Battersea Arts Centre, London

Created by Kneehigh - The Ensemble Director: Mike Shepherd and Emma Rice Reviewer: Steve Barfield [rating:4] Kneehigh’s wacky, but usually enchanting work for adults and children has led to critics being enamoured by such shows as A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings, The Red Shoes and Tristan and Yseult. This attempt at a kind of festive pantomime wasn’t as ...

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