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Recent articles

Feminism debated at How The Light Gets In philosophy & music festival

Feminism debated at How The Light Gets In Philosophy & Music festival in Hay (Hay-On-Wye, Wales) 26th May to 5th June 2016

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London-Based US Author Meg Rosoff Wins 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the world's largest children's literature award. The winner has now been announced as London-based US author Meg Rosoff, best known for her works 'How I Live Now' and 'Just In Case'.

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FIRST 2016 – Scratch Night, Tristan Bates Theatre - Review

As part of its FIRST 2016 – Scratch Nights season, Tristan Bates Theatre has been hosting short plays, works-in-progress and experiments for up-and-coming performers. On the night I visited (Monday 4th April), there were four acts, three of whom were women and all very different from each other.

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The Delights Of Dogs And Problems Of People, Courtyard Theatre - Review

Starring Rosalind Blessed (Robyn) and Duncan Wikins (James), The Delights Of Dogs And Problems Of People is a multi-layered play. You would be forgiven for thinking the play's title suggests something quaint and little in the way of conflict. Nothing could be more misleading...

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Interview: Yolanda Mercy

I met Yolanda Mercy a couple of years ago at Rich Mix, just as she was beginning the development of her show 'On the Edge of Me'. Read on to find out more about her work and this show, which explores what it is to be a young person graduating today.

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Introducing Might Never Happen, a new play written by Doll’s Eye Theatre.

‘Might Never Happen’ explores the social phenomenon of street harassment. The Kings Head Theatre, London, N1 1 May, 2 May, 8 May, 9 May, 15 May, 16 May 2016

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Speaking With Tongues, Cockpit Theatre - Review

Inverting the idea of theatre-in-the-round, pioneering theatre company Doughnut Productions has hit upon the idea of having the audience in the centre of the performance space on swivel chairs, while the action takes place on the periphery of all four walls and exits. Directed by Kathleen Douglas, Doughnut's latest production Speaking With Tongues focuses on the subject of fidelity within two couples and how their respective stories dovetail into 'the bigger picture'.

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Tell Me on a Sunday – Musical Theatre Review

A solid production of a lesser-known Lloyd Webber musical, starring Jodie Prenger. Currently on tour.

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Princess Caraboo - Musical Theatre Review

A new musical that tells the tale of England in the 1800’s and how a woman from a distant land can change everything. A well-written, memorable score with a story to match. Finborough Theatre until 22nd April 2016

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So An Englishman Walks Into An Irish Bar, Kingsgate Theatre - Review

Good Friday 2016: Kate (Catriona McFeeley) runs a bar in the town of Ballyditch, Ireland. Her on/off boyfriend Joe (Michael Kiersey) wants to take her away for a weekend to Galway. However, this Easter weekend is doubly auspicious: the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising and Kate knows that the bar which doesn't away have many customers, will do good business over the next four days. While Grace (Bláithín McCormick) and Roddy (Rory Murray) discuss the sensitive subject of the Easter Rising, a man walks into the bar during one particular heated exchange, and has a few things to say of his own...

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