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Vespertilio – VAULT Festival, London

Writer: Barry McStay Director:  Lucy Jane Atkinson Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Making full use of dark, dank tunnels under Waterloo station, Vespertilio is a touching study of the last remaining greater mouse-eared bat in the UK, and two other lonely creatures.  It’s proved to be one of the highlights of VAULT Festival so far. Alan is the guardian of this solitary bat, ...

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Benighted – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Writer: JB Priestley Adaptor: Duncan Gates Director: Stephen Whitson Reviewer: Stephen Bates "The ultimate creepy Christmas treat" boasts the publicity for this adaptation of JB Priestley's 1927 novel, Benighted. Perhaps the association between creepiness and the Festive Season has something to do with Dickens, but, otherwise, the only things remotely Christmassy in this production are a quick snatch of Ding Dong Merrily on High, seemingly inserted ...

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