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Gundog – The Royal Court, London

Writer: Simon Longman Director: Vicky Featherstone Reviewer: Sophia Moss Gundog is a bleak, emotionally exhausting tale of poverty, loss and loneliness set in the deafening silence of a decrepit farm in the middle of nowhere. Dealing with heavy themes like dementia, suicide, poverty and the discrepancies between rural and urban life, Gundog will change your perception of the countryside forever. ...

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Plastic – Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath

Writer: Marius von Mayenburg Translator: Maja Zade Director: Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Claire Hayes   The ambition behind Marius von Mayenburg’s Plastic is dazzling: using the artifice of theatre, its shared space and storytelling communion, to question the boundaries between art and life. If you listen to the narrative of the play’s central character Serge Haulupa, conceptual artist and orchestrator of ...

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X – The Royal Court, London

Jessica Raine and Ria Zmitrowicz in X

Writer:Alistair McDowall Director:Vicky Featherstone Reviewer: Maryam Philpott     Space fascinates and terrifies us in equal measure; we have a need to explore, chart and conquer but the expanse and infinity of Space and what might be lurking in it can make the human race seem inconsequential. So many films and TV shows have been devoted to inter-planetary exploration from ...

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Four Minutes Twelve Seconds – Trafalgar Studios, London

Writer: James Fritz Director: Anna Ledwich Reviewer: Harry Stern This is a beautiful production that impressively demonstrates that less can very definitely be more. While everything about the production is stark, spare and streamlined its impact is substantial. Debutant writer Fritz offers us a set of eternal ethical and moral dilemmas that are very definitely rooted in our own times. ...

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The Crucible – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Arthur Miller Director: Caroline Steinbies Reviewer: Abbie Rippon When first released, Arthur Miller’s classic play The Crucible opened to nervous whisperings and an undercurrent of accusations about the political nature of the work. First produced in 1953, the play mirrors the Communist Witch Hunts taking place in the USA through the historical analogy of the Salem Witch Trials of ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Chapel Street– Underbelly

Writer: Luke Barnes Director: Cheryl Gallacher Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:3.5] With a simple set and strong performances, Chapel Street is a touching yet funny piece examining the reality of life for young people in the UK. Wanting a fulfilling career but unwilling to take the jobs on offer, Joe (Cary Crankson) feels he has nothing better to do on a ...

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