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Blasted – The Other Room, Cardiff

Writer: Sarah Kane Music: Nick Gill Director: Kate Wasserberg Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Blasted is set in a country at war and follows the theme of the oppressor becoming the oppressed. We watch the main character Ian (Christian Patterson) slowly go from being a bully who pressures, insults, guilt trips and abuses his ex-girlfriend, Cate (Louise Collins), to finding himself defenceless ...

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Dick Whittington – Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Writer: Eric Potts Co-Directors: Jonathon Wilkes &Christian Patterson Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall   “Ay up me ducks”. Panto season has returned to Stoke-on-Trent for another year with the tale of Dick Whittington. Be prepared for laughs, dances, sing-alongs, and some classic ‘Stokie’ jokes! The Regent Theatre have a reputation for sharing fun, exciting and interactive pantomimes, produced by First Family Entertainment ...

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Under Milk Wood – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Dylan Thomas Director: Terry Hands Reviewer: James Garrington As Dylan Thomas himself put it, “to begin at the beginning”, Under Milk Wood was, when originally written, intended as a radio play. It is a play for voices, a play intended to be heard and not seen. It is a play where very little happens, and the attraction lies almost ...

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Matthew’s Passion – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Mike James Director: Chris Durnall Music: Robin &Bina Williamson Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [Rating:3] Matthew’s Passion follows the events that unfold in a small West Wales village when music therapist, Martin (Simon Nehan), begins to work with autistic teenager, Matthew (Callum Glanville-Ellis). The play has been billed as a look at the world through the eyes of a teenage boy ...

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