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Love Song to Lavender Menace – The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

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Writer: James Ley Director: Ros Philips Reviewer: Emily Hall Edinburgh needs Love Song to Lavender Menace. Not only a stunningly beautiful play, but an essential portrait of LGBTQ+ life in the capital in the 1980s. This Royal Lyceum run is an indispensable cultural event for a city with a vivacious queer community, an internationally renowned theatre scene and too many ...

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Our House – The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Writer: Tim Firth Composers: Madness Director: Ros Philips Musical Director: Andrew Linham Choreographer: Nancy Kettle “The London Musical” is a great choice for The Queen's 2016 Community Show. It's lively, it's a crowd-pleaser, and, like most of the company, and the audience, and indeed Madness themselves, it has its roots just down the road in NW1. The Community Musical has ...

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The Sonneteer – Landor Theatre, London

Writer: Sebastian Michael Director: Ros Philips Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile Written to coincide with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare, The Sonneteer explores a selection of Shakespeare’s sonnets and speculates about the reasons behind the writing of them in an inventive and passionate way. This production also reinforces Shakespeare’s continuing relevance to society today. This two-hander mixes the present day relationship ...

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Measure for Measure – Union Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Phil Wilmott Reviewer: Edie R [rating:4] “Measure for Measure” in promenade? It’s what Sir Humphrey Appleby might call “a novel suggestion” – and the audience, congregated at the stage doors of the Union Theatre on a warm Friday night, looks both excited and nervous at the idea. The doors open. We step into a smoky, seedy ...

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My Name is Rachel Corrie – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Rachel Corrie Editors: Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner Director: Ros Philips Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating: 3.5] On March 16th 2003, less than two months after her arrival in the Gaza Strip, 23 year old American peace activist and member of the International Solidarity Movement, Rachel Corrie, was killed by an Israeli Defense Force armoured bulldozer while trying to prevent ...

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