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Kompromat – The Vaults, London

Writer: David Thame Director:  Peter Darney Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Kompromat is one of the early successes of this year’s VAULT festival, its run extended into the second week. Featuring some fine acting and a very smart script, this show about murder is certain to transfer. The title is never explained in its taut 60-minute running time, but ‘Kompromat’ is a Russian ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Moondial – The Warren

Writer: Helen Cresswell Adaptor and Director: Peter Darney Music: Luke Isom Reviewer: Glen Pearce Adapting a well-loved novel for the stage is challenging when that novel involves ghosts, time travel and a hefty dose of supernatural it becomes an even more challenging task. Helen Cresswell’s Moondial, in this adaptation by Peter Darney, is an ambitious attempt. As young Minty comes ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE:5 Guys Chillin’ – The Warren

  Writer/ Director: Peter Darney Reviewer: Daniel Perks Social media has transformed the relationship game once again – from blind dates to dating websites, it is now apps such as Tinder or Happn that market themselves as the latest tools to help the busy singleton find love. None has altered a single cultural scene so much as Grindr, the world’s ...

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IDGTF: 5 Guys Chillin’ – Players Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Peter Darney Director: Peter Darney Reviewer: Saoirse Anton Taken from over 50 hours of interview material found through Grindr and other social media, 5 Guys Chillin’ is an entertaining, yet raw and often saddening piece of documentary theatre exploring the high and lows of the world of chem-sex, Grindr and chill-outs. To distill so much source material into less ...

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