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Finding Joy – mac, Birmingham

Writer and Director: Rachael Savage Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Joy is 83. She loves to dance, has a wicked sense of humour, knows what she wants … and is suffering from dementia. Her daughter is struggling to care for her. Danny, Joy’s grandson, a typical teen, hangs around street corners with his mates, watches the football and enjoys the occasional spliff. Then one ...

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A Brave Face – CAST, Doncaster

Writer / Director: Rachael Savage Music: Janie Armour Choreographer: Rachael Alexander Reviewer: Janet Jepson The United Kingdom has been famous throughout the centuries for its exemplary armed services, defending both the shores of our tiny islands and the wider Commonwealth lands. We take our armed troops somewhat for granted, they have always been there and will be prepared to defend ...

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The Best Thing – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer and Director: Rachel Savage Reviewer : Joan Phillips The Best Thing is a reminder that you can only be so nostalgic about ‘the 60s’. The exciting and explosive changes in fashion and pop music are well documented, but changes in society’s behaviours, codes and taboos drag behind. Writer and director Rachel Savage reminds us of what happened, on so ...

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