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Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster  – Battersea Arts Centre, London

Writers and Performers: BAC Beatbox Academy Directors: Conrad Murray and David Cumming Reviewer:  Richard Maguire The Battersea Arts Centre has created a monster with its beatbox version of Frankenstein. The BAC Beatbox Academy completely updates the classic Mary Shelley horror story to make it relevant for today’s young audiences. The Dr Frankenstein in this pulsing adaptation is contemporary society, which ...

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Cinderella – The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Writer: Andrew Pollard Director: Martin Berry Musical Director: Joshua Goodman Choreographer: Liz Marsh Reviewer: Michael Gray “Well it's good, but it's not what I'd call traditional...” proclaimed the elderly lady just along the row. She has a point. Andrew Pollard's script has more than a few novel touches. Baron Hardup has expired, leaving his wicked widow free to bully poor ...

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Happy To Help – Park Theatre, London

Happy To Help - Park

Writer:Michael Ross Director:Roxy Cook Reviewer: Maryam Philpott We have a conflicting opinion of supermarkets; while we abhor their reported treatment of suppliers and negligible approach to Fairtrade, we all appreciate their convenience, choice and low-cost produce. Supermarkets are also major national employers and at one time or another many of us will have worked for one, either to pay your ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE:5 Guys Chillin’ – The Warren

  Writer/ Director: Peter Darney Reviewer: Daniel Perks Social media has transformed the relationship game once again – from blind dates to dating websites, it is now apps such as Tinder or Happn that market themselves as the latest tools to help the busy singleton find love. None has altered a single cultural scene so much as Grindr, the world’s ...

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BLOG: Epsilon Summer Season – Chicken Shop Set and Costume

Over the past few months we have been following Epsilon Productions as they bring their most ambitious season of work yet to The Park Theatre. Their final production Chicken Shop is up and running at the Finsbury Park venue and in our latest blog with the company we get an insight into the design process from Set and Costume designer ...

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BLOG: Epsilon Summer Season – Lighting with Sherry Coenen

I'm a lighter, not a writer - so when Jemmma Gross [Epsilon Productions’ Artistic Director] popped me a little note asking if I'd written my blog my stomach dropped a fair distance… But here goes! I was given to the lovely Epsilon by another company when they were staging Skin Tight at the Park last summer. It was a great ...

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BLOG: Emily Appleton Holley composes Crystal Springs

Emily Appleton Holley is a London based composer who has written music for various film and television projects. Here she talks about her work on Epsilon Productions forthcoming Crystal Springs. Having just returned from our first full run through of Crystal Springs, I find myself left with only a few final tweaks and notes to manoeuvre into place. With opening ...

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After The Rainfall – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Director: Jack Lowe Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4] Nuclear waste, the Arab Spring and ant colonies may initially seem rather disjointed subjects for a dramatic narrative; however, in Curious Directive’s After The Rainfall these strands, and others covering a 70 year period, provide a complex, yet absorbing, look at life’s pathways. In the near future anarchy has broken out, prompted by ...

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