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Oppenheimer – RSC: The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

  Writer: Tom Morton-Smith Director: Angus Jackson Reviewer: James Garrington “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” These are words from Hindu scripture, written four thousand or more years ago. They are also the words that J. Robert Oppenheimer later claimed came into his mind upon witnessing the first atomic bomb test in 1945. Oppenheimer went on to ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning 19th January 2015

As the pantomimes and Christmas shows pack up from their runs over the festive period, theatres around the UK are this week beginning to get back into some normality. From a new work exploring the race for nuclear armament, to revivals of masterworks from some of theatre’s greatest writers there is a host of great works to see all across ...

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In Doggerland – The Continental, Preston

Writer: Tom Morton-Smith Director: Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder Reviewer: May Mellstrom [Rating:4] “Home is where the heart is” repeats twenty-one year old Marnie as she stands on a gradually eroding coastline looking out across an expanse of water, where once there stood a village and lived a family that would become inextricably linked with her own. The homecoming in Tom Morton-Smith’s new ...

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Blast Off! – Soho Theatre, London

Curated by Jon Brittain, Lucy Jackson and Claire Turner Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] The third such night of sci-fi shorts presented by Misshapen Theatre, this Blast Off! presented six playlets in ninety minutes on a variety of themes from alien abduction to time travel to sinister space pranks. Engaging, well put together and often surprising, this is an excellent evening’s ...

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