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Glorilla – Exeter Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Writers: Susie Donkin, Pauline Morel, Angus Barr, Rina Vergano Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Joan Phillips   After the hilarious Gloriator, Spitz &Co return this year with the equally terrific Glorilla. This time, the acclaimed French actress Gloria Delaneuf follows the tracks of Diane Fossey into the Kungalunga Jungle to communicate with gorillas. At the similarities to Gorillas in the Mist ...

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Gloriator – The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

Pauline Morel as Gloria Delaneuf

Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Marina Spark   The Drum at the Theatre Royal Plymouth introduces its alternative Christmas show this week: Gloriator. The tongue-in-cheek recreation of the classic epic film Gladiator certainly provides opportunity for mirth. The star of the show is Gloria Delaneuf, a seasoned French actress, who wishes to tell the story of the unsung female characters in ...

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We Are Brontë – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Devised and performed by: Angus Barr and Sarah Corbett Director: Ed Rapley (with additional direction by Brenda Waite and Susie Donkin) Reviewer: Joan Phillips With as much of a nod to the austere early 19th Century existence on the Yorkshire moors of the Brontëfamily as to 20th Century gothic horror movies, We Are Brontëis physical theatre at its most superb, ...

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Gloriator – The Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Pauline Morel as Gloria Delaneuf

Devised by: Spitz &Co, with the help of Aitor Basauri and Angus Barr Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Chris Oldham Revered French actress Gloria Delaneuf (Pauline Morel) has made it her mission to re-­imagine theOscar winning epic film Gladiator, determined to give its undervalued female characters a voice.There are just two problems with her latest artistic venture: her British assistant Josephine ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL: Glorilla – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Devisers: Susie Donkin, Pauline Morel, Angus Barr and Rina Vergano Director: Angus Barr Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Ever get the feeling that some celebrity goodwill charity visits to far-flung places are actually more of an attempt to boost their public profile than any actual good deed? It’s certainly a notion that crosses the mind after an hour spent with ‘acclaimed’ ...

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