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Recent articles

Interview: Amy Conachan

Scottish actor, Amy Conachan, talks about her role in Wendy Hoose. Described as an ‘outspoken comedy of bad manners’ by the critics, Johnny McKnight's play for Birds of Paradise and Random Accomplice Wendy Hoose has wowed the critics in Scotland (including Edfringe last year) and is about to open at Soho theatre (Apr 12th-May 7th). I talked to Amy Conachan who plays Laura in this two hander about what happens when things aren’t quite what they at first seem…

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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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