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Vulcan 7 – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer Director: Steve Marmion Reviewer:  Tom Ralphs Somewhere in Iceland a movie is being made. It’s the 7th in the series of Vulcan movies and the first to feature Gary Savage, a one-time Tarantino favourite with six Oscar nominations to his name. But Savage isn’t in a lead role, he isn’t even a named part, and ...

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Bits Of Me Are Falling Apart – Soho Theatre, London

Writers: Adrian Edmondson and Steve Marmion Director: Steve Marmion Reviewer: Niall Harman Bringing a book about the perils of middle age to the stage is not an obvious choice for neither a theatre or a performer. Yet with Bits of Me Are Falling Apart (based on William Leith’s 2009 book), television favourite Ade Edmondson has done exactly that, and in ...

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Only The Brave – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer:Rachel Wagstaff Director &Lyricist:Steve Marmion Composer:Matthew Brind Reviewer:Jacqui Onions Only the Brave is a brand new musical from Wales Millennium Centre with Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions, and Birdsong Productions. Inspired by real people and true accounts from World War II, the story focusses on Captain John Howard (David Thaxton) and the Company that he led to capture Benouville Bridge ...

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NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre to premiere original WW2 musical

Wales Millennium Centre is to premiere first full-scale, original musical, Only The Brave, the venue has announced today [28 January]. Produced in collaboration with Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions, Only The Brave tells the story of the lives of men and women caught up in the D-Day landings. Olivier Best Actor winner David Thaxton (Passion, Les Misérables, ...

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Death of a Comedian – The Peacock, Dublin

Writer: Owen McCafferty Director: Steve Marmion Reviewer: Cormac O'Brien What price is fame? What price is glory? What happens to politically subversive art and the artist who makes it, when fame and glory come a-knocking on his door? What dearly held principles is that artist willing to abandon in the pursuit of his proverbial 15 minutes on the Comedy Channel? ...

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Death of a Comedian – Lyric Theatre, Belfast.

Writer: Owen McCafferty Director: Steve Marmion Reviewer: Megan W. Minogue Death of a Comedian is the newest play from critically acclaimed playwright Owen McCafferty, who is the current writer-in-residence at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. The show itself is actually a co-production between three theatres – the Lyric, the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and Soho Theatre in London – and ...

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The One – Soho Theatre, London

Writer: Vicky Jones Director: Steve Marmion Reviewer: Stephen Bates Resembling a boxing ring without ropes, the set for this biting, one-act adult comedy is a perfect square platform with refreshments (alcoholic) in opposite corners. Vicky Jones’ debut play amounts to a gladiatorial contest between a man an a woman bound together in a long-term relationship, both using all means at ...

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NEWS: Gambon And Hare Join HighTide Line Up

HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has today announced the complete line-up for the eighth HighTide Festival, taking place April 10 - 19 2014. The festival’s popular Face to Face series will continue with appearances by Michael Gambon, David Hare, Kare Mosse and Anthony Horowitz being announced today. Atkinson commented: “Our Face to Face series is a beloved Festival ...

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