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A Haunted Existence – The Island, Bristol

Writer & Performer: Tom Marshman Reviewer: Leah Tozer You may find this morally wrong. I don’t. This is the irreverent, fearlessly truthful, revolutionary reaction of Geoffrey Patrick Williamson, a teenager arrested in Taunton in the fifties after approaching a plain-clothes police officer while travelling on a train. His crime? Existing as a homosexual, and what a haunted existence it was.  A Haunted ...

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Mother’s Ruin: Christmas Cracker! – Contact, Manchester

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Reviewer: Stephen M Hornby Mother’s Ruin returned to Contact for its Christmas special and provided the audience with a wonderful cornucopia of contrasts to usher in the festive season. The quality and diversity of the acts was once again impressive. The night has tried some other venues out but it seems to nestle perfectly in the downstairs stage at Contact, ...

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Pulse Fringe Festival: Legs 11 – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Creator and Performer: Tom Marshman Composer: Sam Halmarack Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:2]   In 2011, Tom Marshman entered Pretty Polly’s online search for the country’s finest pair of legs. That a hosiery company were advertising for female legs seems not to have bothered Marshman. His entry into the competition forms the central thread to his one-man show but we also ...

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Sampled Festival: Day 2 – The Junction, Cambridge

Festival Director: Kate Madden Reviewer : Jack Trott   The Sampled Festival of Performance is a mini fringe festival, taking place over a weekend, that is exactly as it says – a sample of works in progress as well as tried and tested performances. With seemingly every performance space, office, side room, foyer and even car park utilised to put ...

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