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Woman on Fire – Albany Theatre Studio, Coventry

Writer: John Woudberg Director: Claire Moore Reviewer: James Garrington Ask people to come up with a list of the names of people involved in the UK Suffrage movement and it is unlikely that Edith Rigby would feature much. Overshadowed by some of her more famous contemporaries, Rigby nonetheless played a large part in the movement that fought for years to achieve voting ...

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Macbeth: A Mind Tormented – Albany Theatre, Coventry

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Vivien Jones Reviewer: Nicole Craft The Albany Theatre, having recently secured their future for the next half-century, further makes its presence in the city as a leading theatrical venue known this evening by launching its brand-new studio space. After a small launch event, The Studio opens its curtains to audiences for the first time and welcomes ...

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How To Be Immortal – The Albany, London

Writer: Mira Dovreni Director: Kirsty Housley Reviewer: Jon Wainwright The story of Henrietta Lacks and her posthumous contribution to medical research is important for many reasons — personal, social, scientific, ethical — and is one that is certainly worth telling. Unfortunately, this play's didactic strand does not redeem its dramatic flaws: the narrative is disjointed, the characters thinly drawn, the ...

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