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Recent articles

Motion, Theatre Utopia, Matthew's Yard - Review

Written and performed by Sally Reichart and Rosie Frecker, Motion charts one teenager's journey from enjoying keeping fit, to embracing competitiveness and the lengths that staying on top can involve.

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Queen Lear, Tristan Bates Theatre Review

Having never seen Shakespeare’s King Lear before, it was with great anticipation that I sat down to watch the reprise of the original 2014 production of Queen Lear, directed and adapted by Phil Willmott.

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3

Interview: Rosie Wyatt

Rosie Wyatt is an actor, feminist and lover of stories.

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Interview: Ashley Winter

Ashley Winter is a theatre director and co-founder of Attila Theatre Company.

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Theatre Review

A production just like Holly Golightly - beautiful on the outside, somewhat damaged underneath.

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3

October Listings 2016

The following events in October 2016 are on the whole either written by, organised or directed by women or gender equal productions…

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Tarantella, Clapham Omnibus - Review

Written and directed by Elizabeth Bowe, Tarantella tells the story of three generations of Sicilians living under the same roof in New York at the end of the Second World War. Tradition continues to play a big part in family life and the community at large...

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4

Our Baby, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

The examination of marital strife within stage drama goes together like eggs and bacon, death and taxes.  A Doll's House. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?... Written by Elenora Fusco and directed by Katharina Kastening, Our Baby is very much a part of this grand tradition, with its unforgettable portrayal of a couple's fractured relationship and the child they may... or may not have...   

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Women guide the plot - The Rivals REVIEW

The Rivals was first performed in 1775 so the play is almost as old as Bristol Old Vic (then known as The Theatre Royal and built 1764-6). As such, the play fits perfectly with BOV’s year long 250th anniversary celebrations which, as the programme notes, is ‘a journey through the centuries in which BOV has been alive’.

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4

Cruel Britannia, Lion & Unicorn Theatre - Review

The Lion & Unicorn Theatre has had a long association with fringe theatre productions. However Cruel Britannia at the venue, which is produced by Sharon Burrell and Ceri Lothian, takes a foray into the world of comedy and political satire.

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