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Recent articles

Sister Act – Musical Theatre Review

Huzzah, hallelujah and praise be for Sister Act!

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4

Encounters Festival - Incredibly Moving

Women feature prominently in this year’s festival.

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4

Encounters Festival - 'Incredibly Moving'

Women feature prominently in this year’s festival.

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The Seagull, Or Why Masha Always Wears Black, CPT - Review

Almost a year ago to the week, the female-led This Is Not A Test theatre company performed Three Sisters at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama –  a postmodern meta-critique of one of Chekhov's most famous plays. This year, Chekhov has also been a source of inspiration, but this time drawing from another of his canon, The Seagull. Directed by Rebecca Reeves and performed by Maria Creasey (with support by Benjamin Victor as Medvedenko), The Seagull, Or Why Masha Always Wears Black is just as inventive as its predecessor, but in some ways more intimate.

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4

Motion, Theatre Utopia, Matthew's Yard - Review

Written and performed by Sally Reichart and Rosie Frecker, Motion charts one teenager's journey from enjoying keeping fit, to embracing competitiveness and the lengths that staying on top can involve.

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3

Queen Lear Review

Having never seen Shakespeare’s King Lear before, it was with great anticipat

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3

Interview: Rosie Wyatt

Rosie Wyatt is an actor, feminist and lover of stories.

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Interview: Ashley Winter

Ashley Winter is a theatre director and co-founder of Attila Theatre Company.

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Theatre Review

A production just like Holly Golightly - beautiful on the outside, somewhat damaged underneath.

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3

October Listings 2016

The following events in October 2016 are on the whole either written by, organised or directed by women or gender equal productions…

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