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Egusi Soup – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Writer: Janice Okoh Director: Paul Bourne Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Egusi Soup is a thick, rich, spicy and nourishing soup from western Africa, especially popular in Nigeria. Its preparation is an important skill and passed down within the family. And it is a well-chosen metaphor for the situation that the Anyia family find themselves in. It is a year since the ...

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner – The Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Alan Sillitoe Adaptor: Roy Williams Director: Marcus Romer Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [Rating:4.5] Loneliness is generally regarded as a curse – but for one person it is his one chance to be free.He is the eponymous long distance runner from Alan Sillitoe’s celebrated novel filmed in the early 60s with Tom Courtney as Colin Smith.Here playwright Roy Williams brings the ...

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