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Me, Mum & the Patriarchy – Seven Arts, Leeds

Producing Company: Buglight Theatre Writer & Performer: Keeley Lane Dramaturg & Director: Samantha Robinson Sound Designer: Dave Searle Lighting & Technician: Chris Hanlon Reviewer: Rich Jevons Right from her plucky stage entrance to the demanding denouement, Buglight Theatre co-founder Keeley Lane dominates the stage in this compulsive one-woman show. It was developed from her MA in Acting studies when it ...

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Matt Abbott: Two Little Ducks @ Seven Arts, Leeds

Writer: Matt Abbott Reviewer: Rich Jevons Matt Abbott visited the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais in 2016, and subsequently campaigned for several issues including homelessness, anti-racism and the refugee crisis. He then did a full Edinburgh Fringe with his debut one-man show Two Little Ducks. The show features three key strands: the reasons behind the working-class Leave vote; his experiences ...

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Marching on Embers – Seven Arts, Leeds

Writer: Chris O’Connor Director: Ruth Carney Designer: Kevin Jenkins Reviewer: Ron Simpson Buglight Theatre’s thoughtful new production examines how recent political events might re-shape attitudes to the Irish Republican cause. At a time when moderate Republicans savour a period of comparative peace and project a gradual move to a united Ireland, Brexit potentially puts up the barriers again and shows ...

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RSVP – Seven Arts Centre, Leeds

Writer: June Taylor Music: Matt Foundling and Lesley Turner Choreography: Graham Kotowich Director: Katie Turner Reviewer: Ruth Jepson [rating:2.5] “Twisted Avenue Theatre Company dare to offer something dark and different but with a good story and strong characters at its core” says RSVP writer Taylor. It is with this expectation that the audience enter the auditorium. Unfortunately, it doesn’t quite ...

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