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Read All About It – Coventry Evening Telegraph Building, Coventry

Writer: Jennifer Farmer (City Final),   Directors: Leon Phillips, Naomi Wood, Paul O’Donnell, Reena Jaisiah, Claire Proctor, Natalie Russo (City Final), Oliver Scott (Retold) Choreographer: Olver Scott (Retold) Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The 1950s was a big decade in Coventry’s history. Much of the city, including its historic St Michael’s Cathedral, most of its industrial capacity and over 4000 homes, was flattened in ...

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Penelope Retold – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Caroline Horton Director: Lucy Skilbeck Reviewer: Joan Phillips More revisionist history with a contemporary twist at the Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol. Penelope Retold is a tender, humorous and compelling insight into the life of Penelope, wife of Odysseus. While the fabled King of Ithaca goes off to fight the Trojan Wars and adds his name to legend, academic history ...

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