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Stuart: A Life Backwards – Assembly Topside, Edinburgh

Writer:Jack Thorne Director:Mark Rosenblatt Reviewer:Lucy Danser [rating:3.5] Alexander Master's bookStuart: A Life Backwardsburst onto the literary scene garnering rave reviews and forcing readers to think anew about homelessness, drug use and the way the system works. The story has all the elements to make a great play and, although this production has brought together some of the most exciting talent ...

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NEWS: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Announces New Director

The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds has today announced Karen Simpson as their new Director, taking over from outgoing Executive Director Simon Daykin. Simpson has held previous rôles as a Creative Director with Sheffield Theatres, Artistic and Executive Director with the Oxfordshire Theatre Company and most recently working as the producer and director of her own successful production company. She’s ...

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The Full Monty – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Music: Ben and Max Ringham Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Fran Winter [Rating:4] “Ask him why he’s called horse?”…..”Well it’s not like he runs the Grand National is it?” 16 years after the release of the film, Sheffield sees the return of The Full Monty to its home town, in a production led by Artistic Director Daniel Evans. ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: What I Heard About The World – Northern Stage @ St Stephen’s

Writers: Jorge Andrade, Alexander Kelly, Chris Thorpe Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] When you really think about the world, it's a bizarre and wonderful place. Arranging an absurd assortment of stories gleaned from the seven million personal stories that make it up, What I Heard About the World is a collaborative piece of theatrical performance weaves some of the most surprising ...

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