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35 Times – Volcano Theatre, Swansea

Writer/ Director: Bethan Morgan Reviewer: Jaclyn Martin Statistically, a woman suffers physical assault from a partner on average 35 times before reporting it. A fact from which this production arises. The subject of domestic abuse is not an easy topic to address. It’s a subject that is often only talked about in hushed tones and still considered taboo. It takes ...

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Blavatsky’s Tower – Volcano Theatre, Swansea

Writer: Moira Buffini Director: Peter Scott Reviewer:Jaclyn Martin   Everyone thinks their families are normal, relatively speaking. Sometimes the only way to see things clearly is to see it through the eyes of someone else. The arrival of a doctor into the lives of the Blavatsky family shake up the world they have always known; A world contained entirely in ...

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Century Song – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff, Oliver Messiaen, John Cage, Georges Aperghis, Reza Jacobs, Debashis Sinha, Gregory Oh and Benjamin Grossman Director: Ross Manson Reviewer: Jo Beggs Nothing in the publicity for Century Song prepares you for what you’re about to see. “A thrilling music and multimedia journey through one hundred years of black women’s history” doesn’t come close. “An adventurous live performance ...

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L.O.V.E – The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Davies Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:3.5] Based on the Sonnets by William Shakespeare, L.O.V.E was originally produced in 1992, winning the 1993 Timeout Theatre Award. Restaged by Paul Davies, Volcano Theatre Company have revived this piece of dramatic art for their current 2012 tour. Initially the stage is bare, save three items covered with dust sheets. ...

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