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If These Spasms Could Speak – Home, Manchester

Writer and performer: Robert Softley Reviewer: Richard Hall Robert Softly is one of the many ground-breaking disabled artists that have been invited to perform at this year’s impressive Sick! Festival. In this engaging and warm-hearted show, Robert, recounts with candour and humour a collection of funny, sad and touching stories about his and other people’s disability. Robert was born with ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: If These Spasms Could Speak – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Director: Sam Rowe Musical Director: Scott Twynholm Reviewer: Sophie Everton Ryan If These Spasms Could Speak is an hour-long comedic and reflective performance that unfurls and celebrates life, created and performed by Robert Softley. Softley interweaves his personal monologue of his life with cerebral palsy with snippets from other lives of people with disabilities. Scott Twynholm’s musical direction works successfully ...

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