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‘Thought-provoking, provocative & very funny’: END OF THE PIER – Park Theatre ★★★★★

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In these ultra-sensitive, snowflake times, writing, and performing, comedy is fraught with danger. One wrong word or gag and a once glittering career can lay in tatters. TV and radio writer, Danny Robins, who has performed stand-up himself, knows what it’s like to be walking on eggshells, coming up with patter that’s funny and relevant […]

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‘This triumph features the sort of originality Joan would have approved of’: MISS LITTLEWOOD – Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon ★★★★★

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Not everyone knows who Joan Littlewood was but by the end of Sam Kenyon’s enthralling biographic musical, Miss Littlewood, we’re closer to understanding what drove this maverick director, who was to be known as The Mother of Modern Theatre, to create innovative, controversial agitprop theatre.