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REVIEW | Domestica | Orbit Festival

“We are going to try to bore you to death,” a woman speaks deeply into a microphone as she stares blankly at the audience. Sat at a table draped in a black cloth, her eyes widen as she introduces us to the hypnotically poetic narrative. Sleepwalk Collective have created an incredibly immersive piece of theatre that explores…

REVIEW | Two Man Show | Rash Dash Theatre

Rash Dash Theatre bring their production Two Man Show straight from the Edinburgh Fringe, directly to HOME for their Orbit Festival. It is an eccentric, bold and thought-provoking performance that challenges the ideas around gender stereotyping. Embarking to expose the issues with patriarchy, the two women and faces of Rash Dash Theatre Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen, play two…

INTERVIEW | Parallel | Laura Lindsay

Following the huge success of their previous collaboration Parade the Musical at the Hope Mill Theatre, Laura Lindsay brings Parallel – a thought-provoking piece of theatre that gives a genuine insight into homelessness. Touring the North of England this Autumn, it is an innovative production with an all-female cast, where at the start of the production a…

REVIEW | Blood Brothers | UK Tour

Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers is an iconic musical that tours the UK frequently with a variety of casts. This year marks the tenth time the show has toured to the Birmingham Hippodrome, and it stars a very special leading lady. Lyn Paul, known as the definitive Mrs Johnstone, reprises the role in this flawless production. She…

REVIEW | Rehearsal for Murder | UK Tour

Rehearsal for Murder isn’t your typical murder mystery, whilst it has all the essential components, there are a series of genuinely unexpected twists and turns. Bill Kenwright’s production performed by The Classic Thriller Theatre Company is bursting with well-known actors both from the stage and the screen. Telling the story of a group of people in the theatre…

REVIEW | Be My Baby | The Lowry

Set to the uplifting sounds of the 1960s, Amanda Whittington’s Be My Baby is a poignant yet heart-warming play about young unmarried pregnant girls that are sent to a mother-baby home at the disgrace of their families. Adapted for a Northern tour, the play takes place in the North of England. Protagonist Mary Adams (Jess Cummings) is taken by her…