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Titania – A Solo Cabaret: Guest Feature

From 22-24 March Greenwich Theatre welcomes Moon Fool’s Anna-Helena McLean with the internationally acclaimed Titania – A Solo Cabaret. Picked up by Greenwich as part of the venue’s season celebrating female theatre-makers, after an MTN award nomination at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, the show reveals Shakespeare’s fairy queen in a new light, placing her centre stage to tell her story, but what has now become a solo cabaret was not originally conceived that way. Performer and co-creator Anna-Helena McLean explains…

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The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre – Review

The one thing you have to admire about Lazarus Theatre Company is their ambition and confidence. While many theatre companies understandably watch their costs and keep the numbers of actors in a play to a mimimum, Lazarus chooses plays that offer a multitude of parts and have faith that their hard word work and the qualities of the plays they choose will draw people in. In terms of their latest play’s drawing power, it doesn’t get much bigger for Brecht fans than The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Written shortly before the end of the Second World War, Chalk Circle captured the imagination of the crirics and public alike, a pardigm shift in the global theatrical consciousness.

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4

Whistleblower, Waterloo East Theatre – Review

If our own government was responsible for the deaths of almost a hundred thousand people… would you really want to know? Alan Moore, V For Vendetta

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5

Antigone, The Hope Theatre – review

When the law forbids burying the dead, what man would dare disobey?
No man.
But one woman.
Antigone.

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4

EGGS, VAULTS FESTIVAL - REVIEW

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg, even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. Bernard Meltzer

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5

LADY JUNK THEATRE PRESENT 'BUTTER'

Based on the stories of real women, BUTTER takes a kaleidoscopic look at the moment in which so many awful and amazing things can occur for a woman. The moment of taking a bite…Vault Festival 2nd-6th March 2016

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Ash at The Space Arts Centre - Theatre Review

Originally called Thank You For Smoking (but changed to avoid confusion with the satirical film of the same name) Ash from Bric a Brac Theatre tackles the same subject, but from a very different angle.

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3

Flying Solo at Birmingham Rep - Review

Manjeet Mann captures the erratic stream of consciousness of a runner attempting to outrun her past, in her moving semi-autobiographical show Flying Solo.

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4

CAT LOUD'S BIG NIGHT IN, Canal Cafe Theatre - Review

Following a successful stint at the Edinburgh Fringe last year, Catriona MacLeod has reimbarked as her diva alter ego 'Cat Loud' on a UK tour for her cabaret show.

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4

IN TENTS AND PURPOSES, Vaults Festival - Review

“By the time you turn 30 you’re going to be a global success, you’re going to fall in love with a stranger you meet on the street, you’re going to come face to face with your idol…”
“…Well, that’s a load of spiritual b****cks.”

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5

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