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Ali and Dahlia – The Pleasance, London

Writer: Tariq Jordan Director: Kerry Kyriacos Michael Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Romeo and Juliet stories are one of dramas must reliable tropes, two lovers cruelly divided by circumstance, putting them culturally and socially at odds in spite of their physical attraction. Tariq Jordan’s first play, Ali and Dahlia which premieres at the Pleasance Theatre, adds a modern political twist when an Israeli ...

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Breaking Tradition: Quest – Kala Sangam, Bradford

Artistic Director: Damien Barber Script Writer: Stacey Sampson Lighting & Projection Designer: Will Monks Set & Costume Designer: Sarah Mills Reviewer: Rich Jevons When you talk about fusion in the theatrical world, you tend to think of perhaps combining jazz and hip-hop, or folk and theatre. But for Breaking Tradition's Quest, there is a whole potpourri of mixing and matching ...

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Bare Skin on Briny Waters – Pleasance Bunker One, Edinburgh

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Writers: Maureen Lennon & Tabitha Mortiboy Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys This reflective story from Maureen Lennon and Tabitha Mortiboy, is both personal and universal to the generation of Millennials, promised so much, yet largely failing to forge their own path in the world. On a spare playing space, furnished only with a wooden bench and a floor scattered with shards of mirrored ...

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