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REVIEW | Escaped Alone | UK Tour

Caryl Churchill’s play is an excellently crafted piece of theatre that takes normality, and interjects absurdity to create a performance that leaves you with a multitude of questions. When Mrs Jarrett (Linda Bassett) stumbles across three other older ladies sat in the garden, having idle chat over a cup of tea, she is invited to…

REVIEW | Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | UK Tour

Adapted by Simon Stephens from the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, Curious Incident tells the story of a young 15-year-old boy named Christopher. Christopher suffers from Aspergers, however the show is not focused on his condition, but on the different way he sees and interprets the world. One evening he discovers his next door neighbour’s dog dead in the…

2016 | My Theatre Highlights

2016 was a huge year for theatre, I had been spanning the UK catching everything from UK tours, West End openings and scouring the Edinburgh Fringe to find the theatrical gems, it had been an impressive year for both revivals and fresh new innovative theatre.  Particularly with Manchester’s brand new fringe venue the Hope Mill Theatre…

REVIEW | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | UK Tour

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang takes centre stage as the Lowry’s Christmas show, with a colourfully animated production of the classic musical. With the iconic music by the Sherman brothers, it is a sensational family musical that provides immense humour and sparkle. When inventor Caractacus Potts and his children find an old Grand Prix winning car on…

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