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FCUK’D – The Bunker, London

Writer and director: Niall Ransome Reviewer: Stephen Bates Sowing seeds of disquiet for us to mix in with our Christmas puddings and mince pies, Niall Ransome’s hour-long monologue, in rhyming verse, provides the perfect antidote to any excess of seasonal spirit. The play is raw and it is real. Set in northern England during a freezing December, the story follows ...

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INTERVIEW: Niall Ransome plans a sobering Christmas at The Bunker

When audiences are flocking to see Barnum at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory this Christmas, they may spot that, next door in the subterranean Bunker Theatre, there is something far removed from the fun of the circus. FCUK’D offers an alternative festive experience, focussing on the emotive topic of runaway children, and its writer/director Niall Ransome took time off from treading ...

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Jumpers for Goalposts – Oldham Coliseum

Writer: Toms Wells Director: Chris Lawson Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard Tom Wells’ hugely engaging Jumpers for Goalposts blasts its way into the Oldham Coliseum with flair and grace and a story that cannot fail to resonate. The squad of Barely Athletic invite us in to the world of post-match team talks about football, love, loss, relationships, hopes and dreams and most ...

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The Gospel According to Philip – Theatre N16, London

Writers: Richard Melchior and Heidi Svoboda Director: Ross McGregor Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Philip is very excited. He's got a new messiah to follow and he's writing down his first gospel entry. Will Mytum's fresh-faced apostle is adorably wet behind the ears (Judas later jokes that Phillip can't make the Last Supper because he has to be "in bed by seven"). ...

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Bitesize Chekhov – Courtyard Theatre, London

  Writer: Anton Chekhov (adapted by the cast) Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Some things are better in small doses and arguably Chekhov is one of them. His plays are often bleak and possibly unrewarding for an audience who has to sit through hours of people arguing over farms and their lack of achievement, only all to go home again with ...

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