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Remnants – Print Room @ The Coronet, London

Creator and Director: Patrick Eakin Young Reviewer: Maryam Philpott War leaves a lasting legacy and its impact on land and people can last hundreds of years. The Balkan states were a key player in 20th Century conflict and frequently occupied by different conquering neighbours that shaped the social history of the region. Patrick Eakin Young’s new performance piece Remnants considers ...

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MaliphantWorks – The Print Room, London

Director / Choreographer: Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It’s a curious thing to revisit a role many years later; often it’s partly nostalgia for a happier time, partly a sense of unfinished business, and partly perhaps a test of a performer’s ability to still deliver years on. Kenneth Branagh may have given five Hamlets (four on stage and one on ...

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The Tempest – The Print Room, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Simon Usher Reviewer: Maryam Philpott At the end of what has been a very difficult year, everyone is looking for a bit of Christmas magic to raise the mood. Understandably then, along with the annual pantos, several notable versions of The Tempest have arrived simultaneously. With the RSC and Donmar Warehouse productions opening in the last ...

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The Cocktail Party – The Print Room, London

Writer: T. S. Eliot Director: Abbey Wright Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Are we all strangers to ourselves and to others, can we ever really know anyone else and is our supposed knowledge of other people just the ‘memory of moments’ we have shared? These questions lay at the heart of T. S. Eliot’s philosophical and emotionally-charged play The Cocktail Party ...

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The Dead Dogs – The Print Room, London

Writer: Jon Fosse Director: Simon Usher Reviewer: Jon Wainwright There's a point early on in this play when the repetition of the word yes becomes a bad joke. It's usually a positive word, a word we like to hear (it was the word that sparked the meeting of Yoko Ono and John Lennon at the Indica Gallery). Here, it's an ...

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Molly Sweeney – The Print Room, London

Writer: Brian Friel Director: Abigail Graham Reviewer: David Ralf [rating:3.5] Molly Sweeney has been blind since she was ten months old. She understands that she lives in another world, but she can’t believe she’s missing out on all that much. And how could she know? Molly’s enthusiastic husband tempts a once-virtuoso ophthalmologist to take a look at her case. But ...

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Flow – The Print Room, London

Choreographer: Hubert Essakow Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3] Since setting up as a new venue in 2010, The Print Room has pulled together programmes covering a wide range of artistic disciplines. So while the following months sees live sculpture making and plays from Brian Friel and Amy Herzog, one can currently take in an exhibition of photography and an international dance ...

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Lot and his God – The Print Room, London

Writer: Howard Barker Director: Robyn Winfield-Smith Reviewer: Lizzie Kirkwood [rating:4] ‘Lot and His God’, staged at The Print Room for the first time in the UK, is a re-imagining of the bible story of Lot and the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. The story, as it appears in the Bible, concerns Lot and his family, who are visited by angels, ...

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