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This Is My Body – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Writer: Martin O’Brien Director: Paul Jepson Reviewer: Lucy Corley   Brave, transformative and almost unbearably perceptive, this one-woman show by Exeter Northcott Theatre is unlike any other piece of theatre. Josephine (Agata Jarosz) is a Romanian girl who has been working as a prostitute in England. Believed to be a victim of human trafficking, she is granted 45 days in ...

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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing – Factory Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Aoife Duffin in A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

Writer: Eimear McBride (adapted by Annie Ryan) Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Have you ever come out of a production so captivating and traumatising that you were seriously concerned for the performer? Aoife Duffin’s solo performance in A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is mesmerising. Duffin plays all the parts in Annie Ryan’s superb adaptation of Eimear McBride’s ...

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I Stand Corrected – Ovalhouse, London

Creators: Mojisola Adebayo and Mamela Nyamza Script: Mojisola Adebayo Choreography: Mamela Nyamza Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] Exquisite, emotive and energetic in all the right places, I Stand Corrected is a sometimes stark look at the challenges facing lesbian couples in both South Africa and the UK. Most will be familiar with the concept of hate crime, but what is less ...

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