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The Trial of Tomlinson Versus Boardman – St George’s Hall, Liverpool

Writer: Stan Boardman Reviewer: John Roberts   “When I looked at it on paper it looked shit,” remarked comedian Stan Boardman as he thanks the audience for coming along to his self-penned vanity project at St George’s Hall in Liverpool. Sadly the physical production doesn’t fair much better than the paper version. In the courtroom of St George’s Hall, Judge ...

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United We Stand – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: Neil Gore Director: Louise Townsend Music: John Kirkpatrick Designer: Amy Yardley Reviewer: Ron Simpson Townsend Productions’ robustly imaginative brand of agitprop always combines a serious left-wing message with irreverent satire and an infectious sense of fun. United We Stand, now playing its last few dates following 2015’s extended tour, is part of the ongoing campaign on behalf of the ...

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United We Stand – Square Chapel, Halifax

Writer: Neil Gore Musical Director: John Kirkpatrick Director: Louise Townsend Reviewer: Sue Collier Louise Townsend’s Production of United We Stand is a two act play offering a highly entertaining account of the 1972 National Building Strike. The strike aimed to improve pay and safety conditions for those working in the building industry at a time when many builders died as ...

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