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The Funeral Director – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Iman Qureshi Director: Hannah Hauer-King Reviewer: Dominic Corr Death. Each faith, nation and individual have their own thoughts, prayers and customs surrounding the event. The Funeral Director, winner of Papatango’s 10th annual new writing prize tackles the Islamic faith’s relationship with same-sex relationships and the concealed secrets associated with it. Being a funeral director is far from the most ...

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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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