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Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd: In conversation with director & writer on making a cult hit

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In 2012 director Harry Burton saw Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. at Pacific Residents Theater in Los Angeles. After the show, he met actor/playwright Keith Stevenson and proposed a London production. Earlier this year, Stevenson finally brought his performance as JD, the mystery man of the West Virginia backwoods, to the White Bear Theatre in Kennington, London, with …

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The art in every moment

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This morning my colleague Jacqui and I hopped in another Hull taxi and, as I have each journey, I asked about Hull City of Culture. This time the conversation in the mirror from a gruff Hull accented granddad went in an unexpected route. To paraphrase…”Its OK, doesn’t do anything for our business, people walk, or get booked cabs from their hotel.” (predictable). “I don’t really do the arts.” (predictable).