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Scuttlers – The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Writer: Rona Munro Director: Wils Wilson Reviewer: Hannah Hiett It’s 1885 and the streets of Manchester are crackling with energy, youth and violence in Rona Munro’s brand new play, Scuttlers. Following hot on the heels of The James Plays, which has taken the theatre world by storm, Munro has found her niche in creating historical works that speak across centuries. ...

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NEWS: Aberdeen Performing Arts launch series of practical play workshops to find new talent.

Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) are launching series of twelve practical play writing workshops to find and encourage new playwrights in the north-east of Scotland. Heading up the sessions will be Aberdeen’s own playwright, actress and tutor Lesley Hart and there will be guest sessions from some of Scotland’s leading writers including: David Grieg, Zinnie Harris, Rona Munro (tbc) and Frances ...

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Iron – Old Red Lion, London

Writer: Rona Munro Director: Matt Beresford Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] “It’s a painful thing, remembering” and at times, it is a near-painful thing to watch Bold Over’s production of Rona Munro’s 2003 play Iron. The way in which director Matt Beresford tightens the screws of this psychological drama and Shuna Snow’s extraordinary performance as Fay sucks the air out of ...

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Iron – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Rona Munro Director: Richard Baron Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:4] In Rona Munro’s Iron, lifer Fay has spent the last 15 years in prison for murdering her husband. For the first time, her now grown-up daughter Josie visits, trying to piece together the fragments of her forgotten past and find out what happened the night her father was killed. Over ...

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