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Recent articles

JOY on DVD & Recognising Female Inventors

JOY starring Jennifer Lawrence is the story of Joy Mangano who invented the Miracle Mop - is released on DVD and Blu-RayTM on April 25th 2016

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Twelfth Night at The Hope Theatre Review

Twelfth Night? With only four actors?! I’m interested!

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4

Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show – Musical Review

It's just a jump to the left...with this tour, we get to see Christopher Luscombe’s production in all its B-Movie glory.

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5

My Mother Said I Never Should, St James Theatre - Review

Plays about generations of women are always interesting and depending when they were written, can indirectly shed light on the values and experiences of the author. Written by Charlotte Keatley, My Mother Said I Never Should (which was first performed in 1987) tackles the difficult relationships between mothers and daughters, while also exploring the themes of growing up, motherhood and independence.

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Interview: Nichola McAuliffe

Playwright and actress Nichola McAuliffe has worked extensively on both stage and screen. Here she talks to Kate Saffin about her approach to writing and the choice to send the writer Nihcola McAuliffe to the Canary Islands to misbehave in a bar so that the actor Nichola McAuliffe can focus on realising the character on stage.

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Time Of My Life, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre - Review

Time Of My Life is a bittersweet play, with much to laugh about, as well as some touching moments regards family dynamics. While it does follow Ayckbourn’s preoccupation with marriage amongst the middle class, the double standards that people have regarding traits and behaviour outside one’s family and social circle are recognisable as a universal phenomenon.

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4

King’s College London presents THE AMERICANA by Maria Vigar: Theatre Review

A deeply moving and engaging story told on a stunningly spiritual stage.

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MAY Listings 2016

The following productions in May 2016 are on the whole either written by, and / or directed by women or gender equal productions.

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Low Level Panic, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

Pamela Schermann's latest play Low Level Panic was written in 1988 by Clare McIntyre, but there's nothing dated about its core message: what is the world's perception of women and how do they in turn view themselves?

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Harry - Theatre Review

An honest insight to the difficult transition from teen to adulthood, navigating friendships and fandom along the way. N16 Theatre

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