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INTERVIEW: Katie Elin-Salt and Sally George on Bolton Octagon’s Little Voice

Whilst Bolton’s Octagon Theatre undergoes a multi-million-pound redevelopment it is continuing to provide first-class entertainment in a variety of Town Centre venues. The Octagon is currently enjoying a short run at the iconic Bolton Albert Halls with a revival of Jim Cartwright’s, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice; the original production at the National Theatre in 1992 making an ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Octagon Theatre at Albert Halls, Bolton

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: Ben Occhipinti Reviewer: May Mellstrom During this period of redevelopment to the main Octagon Theatre building the shows must go on elsewhere; this time it is the turn of the beautiful Albert Halls to play host to a revival of Farnworth born playwright Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.  The popular play was ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: Tom Latter Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The shadow of Jane Horrocks is cast long and deep across The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Jim Cartwright’s 1992 play that was written as a vehicle for the actor’s talent for vocal mimicry. As a result of her performance, the impressions of classic singers from Garland to Bassey and ...

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Positive – Waterloo East Theatre, London

Writer: Shaun Kitchener Director: James Callas Ball Reviewer: Deborah Klayman It is very rare to see a play about living with HIV that is equal parts funny, informative and entertaining, but Shaun Kitchener’s new play offers all that and more. The play takes place a year after Benji’s positive diagnosis, and looks at the way the illness, and its perception, ...

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Storm in a Flower Vase – Arts Theatre, London

Writer: Anton Burge Director: Alan Strachan Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:3.5] Storm in a Flower Vase is a detailed and interesting portrayal of the life of Constance Spry. By focusing on just a few years of Spry’s life (1932-36) Anton Burge has written a tender but revealing play about a very interesting and dynamic woman. Interlaced with a selection of Spry’s ...

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