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Shout! The Mod Musical – Momentum Playhouse @St. Stephen’s, Edinburgh

Book: Phillip George and David Lowenstein Director: Andrew McKay Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Five girls coming of age in the 'Swinging Sixties' to a soundtrack of hits from the generation that created pop music, isShout! The Mod Musical in a nutshell. In an era when man conquered the moon, the pill was widely available, women were becoming liberated and the belief ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Edith in the Dark

In one sentence tell us about your show. Edith Nesbit, who's well known for writing childrens' books, had a dark side and wrote loads of ghost stories; this play brings some of them to life with vampire plants, ghostly goings-on and the story of Edith herself. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We commissioned the playwright ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Once In A House On Fire – Northern Stage @ St Stephen’s

Writer: Sarah McDonald Hughes (based on the memoir by Andrea Ashworth) Director: Martin Gibbons Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:5] A thoughtful and affecting adaptation of Andrea Ashworth’s memoir, this production of Once In A House On Fire is a deft three-hander about a family of womens' experiences of domestic violence seen through the eyes of Andrea, the eldest child. After the ...

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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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