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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… CTRL+ALT+DELETE’s author & star Emma Packer

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After a successful run at the Camden People’s Theatre in 2016, CTRL+ALT+DELETE by Emma Packer returns as part of FIRST Festival of Solo Performance 2017 at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Exploring the myth that mothers are all-loving and protective of their children, which serves to isolate us from the truth and the harsh realities of life, the show suggests that maybe things aren’t as they first appear.

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GUARDS AT THE TAJ – Bush Theatre

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verything Jamie Lloyd touches seems to turn to gold, the current Midas of the directing world. A long-standing partnership with designer Soutra Gilmour is certainly one of the reasons that his plays are so stylised, so specific, but Lloyd is also able to bring out the humanity in every character – their darker sides shine through as much as their honourable qualities.