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I Wanna Be Yours – Bush Theatre, London

Writer: Zia Ahmed Director: Anna Himali Howard Reviewer: Stephen Bates At first glance, I Wanna Be Yours is a tender romantic comedy, charting the uneven path of true love for a fairly typical modern couple. However, Zia Ahmed’s 80-minute one-act play is much more than that. It incorporates remarkable insights into multicultural Britain, showing how racism, often non-malicious and unintended, ...

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Glory – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: Nick Ahad Director: Rod Dixon Designer: Eleanor Bull Fight Director/Choreographer: Kevin McCurdy Reviewer: Ron Simpson Jim Glory, a former wrestling star, owns a rundown gym, Glory’s Gym (Get the pun? There are plenty of those, both silly and serious). He needs money to pay the mortgage and keep the gym open and has the opportunity of entering one of ...

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Made in India – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

  Writer: Satinder Chohan Director: Katie Posner Reviewer: Rachel Watson The Tron Theatre is such a unique place to watch a play, with three small performance spaces, each production is so personal you truly feel part of the show, Made in India is no different. This fantastic play follows three very different women who are brought together through the business of ...

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The Arrival – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Sita Brahmachari, from the illustrated novel by Shaun Tan Director: Kristine Landon-Smith Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] The Arrival started life as an illustrated book by Shaun Tan. However, this is something of a misnomer,this book is all illustration: it has no words. It is simply a sequence of images showing a traveller leaving his wife and child in search ...

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