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All’s Well That Ends Well – Exeter Northcott

Writer: William Shakespeare Adaptor: Dominic Power Director: Andrew Hilton Reviewer: Lucy Corley All’s Well That Ends Well is the second half of a double-bill at Exeter Northcott by Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, following a production of Hamlet that was fairly well-received, if a little predictable for this reviewer. Back for a second round, we find the same concrete-esque grey ...

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The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Writer and Music: Stella Grundy Director: Iain Bloomfield Reviewer: Lucy Corley She introduces it as “a cautionary tale about a girl who wanted everything,” but Stella Grundy’s one-woman show is also a tale about the city of Manchester, and a portrait of the music industry of the 1980s. Grundy was the lead singer in 90s alternative rock band Intastella, and ...

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Infinity Pool – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Writer and Director: Bea Roberts Reviewer: Lucy Corley Imagine a play where the single performer never speaks. Throughout Bea Roberts’ one-woman production she scarcely opens her mouth; instead, the story is told through two projector screens, an old-fashioned TV set, a soundtrack of pop songs and occasional mime. Yet Roberts quickly gets the Bike Shed Theatre audience chuckling, and ten ...

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