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Fairy Powered Productions is a website set up by lifelong theatre lover Susan Lindsay to cover news, views, interviews and reviews. A place for all things theatrical, it concentrates on the talent appearing in the regions as well as the West End.
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‘Two spectacular performances’: Switch_MCR Double Bill – Manchester ★★★★★

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Switch_MCR are a Manchester-based theatre company creating new and exciting accessible work. The company was founded by Royal Exchange Young Company members and is now one of the biggest independent theatre companies in Manchester. This Double Bill performance was a collection of two new and exciting plays, Lekhani Chirwa’s Senses of Responsibility and Joseph Conway’s Blue Moss.

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’An extraordinary debut’: THE BLUE HOUSE – Blue Elephant Theatre ★★★★

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The trio of characters in Gaia Fay Lambert’s beautiful debut play The Blue House at the Blue Elephant Theatre live in the same house but are all crippled by loneliness and grief. Lambert’s words are evocative and reflective, weaving each character’s story of loss together expertly as they try to voice their feelings.

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‘There are some fascinating stories here’: OFFSIDE – Touring ★★★

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Women’s football today and in the past is the basic framework for Sabrina Mahfouz and Hollie McNish’s play Offside, but mental health, intrusive journalism, racism, coming out, parenting, women getting lumbered with housework, and women winning the right to go to university all jostle for a look-in.

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‘Laced with subtle morals, themes & messages’: NOW IS GOOD – Chester ★★★

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Directed by Joyce Branagh, Chester Storyhouse Theatre hosts the word premiere of Tim Firth’s brand new musical Now Is Good. In all, this play is something very different. It is laced with subtle morals, themes and messages. Celebrating life, tackling loneliness, being afraid to move on but yet offering hope and a sense of community over a fig roll and a sing song.

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‘The storytelling is undeniably compelling’: Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep – Southwark Playhouse ★★★

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Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep tells you pretty much what you’re going to get as a quintet of older people mull over their lives while courting elusive sleep in a series of monologues ranging from the mundane to the deeply moving.

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‘The audience is swept up in a whirlwind of emotional twists & a macabre turn’: A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL – Hope Theatre ★★★★

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A group of college friends organise a reunion dinner. So far, so normal. One is busy cooking in the kitchen, three – including the ‘outsider’ Georgia, recently engaged to Chris – are chatting in the dining room, the other is late, not replying to text messages from girlfriend Anna or answering his phone.


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