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Recent articles

Superman and Me, King's Head Theatre - Review

Written by Suzette Coon and directed by Eloise Lally, Superman and Me is an 'anti-romantic' comedy that examines a couple undergoing marriage counseling.

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4

Interview: Birthday Girls

Birthday Girls are soon to head to Edinburgh with their latest show Sh!t Hot

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0

Q and A with Juliette Burton

As the Edinburgh Fringe fast approaches we're running a series of quick fire

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Army B.R.A.T., Women and War Festival - Review

Army B.R.A.T. examines the funny, poignant, and unexpected stories of Robin Galloway and her life on the move as a 4th generation US Army B.R.A.T. It explores the privilege, cost and weight of family legacy, and her life-long desire to achieve a state of “home” - a journey of one woman questioning her destiny.

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4

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Waterloo East Theatre - Review

Approaching the well-known pastoral comedy from both a traditional and modern direction, CandleFire Theatre's latest Shakespearean production has much to commend. Integrating live instruments into the proceedings, one is automatically transported to the Mediterranean at the turn of the 20th century, reminiscent of a Federico García Lorca play...

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4

BY MY STRENGTH, Women and War Festival - Review

Written by Bruntwood Prize winner Laura Stevens and directed by Charlotte Peters, By My Strength is a rich play, densely packed with  layers of meaning, as well as plenty of interwoven anecdotes the reveal what goes through the heart and mind of a young female British soldier.

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5

Review: Reading Fringe. 6 Ways to Break a Bird

Poet and parrot prove what love is about

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0

I Hope You Are Happy - Musical Theatre Review

Quite Nice Theatre, Reading Fringe Festival

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4

Review: Reading Fringe. Clare Plested: Flocked Up

A line up of comedy characters that hits the funny bone with a sledge hammer.

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Review: Reading Fringe. A Teacher's Guide to Surviving Zombie Armageddon

And you thought sending a child to school with nits was bad.

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