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Sand – The Other Room, Porter’s, Cardiff

Sara Lloyd Gregory in Sand

Writer: Nick Gill Director: Kate Wasserberg Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Sara Lloyd-Gregory has stepped in at short notice to take on an incredibly challenging monologue for The Other Room’s Insomnia Season, and has achieved more in just one week than some actors do in their whole career. Sand is a difficult, thought-provoking piece about war and the nuclear bomb; jumping from ...

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Play/Silence – The Other Room, Cardiff

Play/Silence at The Other Room Cardiff

Writers: Samuel Beckett &Harold Pinter Directors: Kate Wasserberg &Titas Halder Reviewer: Jacqui Onions   Cardiff’s pub theatre, The Other Room, kick off their Insomnia Season, with a double bill of plays about love, jealousy, unrequited feelings and relationships. Kate Wasserberg, artistic director of The Other Room, says that the aim of the season is to give, “that sense of a ...

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Blud – The Other Room at Porter’s, Cardiff

Writer: Kelly Jones Director: Anna Poole Reviewer: Beth Steer The first production from new Welsh theatre company, otherMother, Blud is an hour long exploration of the values society places on cultural roots, celebrity, gender and loyalty. Written by BBC Wales Drama Award winner Kelly Jones, Blud features two actresses – Francesca Marie Claire as the conflicted and dedicated Rita and ...

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A Good Clean Heart – The Other Room, Cardiff

Writer: Alun Saunders Director: Mared Swain Reviewer: Denis Lennon If The Other Room keep going the way they are, they will start to get a name for themselves. And if I were in charge I would be singing from the rooftops. The final installment of their opening season, a run of productions they have entitled Life in Close-Up, brings a ...

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Blasted – The Other Room, Cardiff

Writer: Sarah Kane Music: Nick Gill Director: Kate Wasserberg Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Blasted is set in a country at war and follows the theme of the oppressor becoming the oppressed. We watch the main character Ian (Christian Patterson) slowly go from being a bully who pressures, insults, guilt trips and abuses his ex-girlfriend, Cate (Louise Collins), to finding himself defenceless ...

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NEWS: Cardiff’s first pub theatre ‘The Other Room’ is launched

Friday 27th June saw the launch of Cardiff’s first pub theatre, The Other Room. Founded by Artistic Director Kate Wasserberg and Executive Director Elizabeth Day, the location of this new venue was kept top secret until the launch night but can now be revealed as Porter’s – a venue already no stranger to live performances. On this choice of venue, ...

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