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‘Too much of what occurs on stage is simply invisible’: TOUCHING THE VOID – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Jonathan BazLeave a Comment

The true story behind Touching The Void and the endeavours and trials that befell mountaineer Joe Simpson and his climbing partner Simon Yates on the Siula Grande mountain in the Peruvian Andes has been recognised in both Simpson’s 1985 bestseller and Film Four’s acclaimed docu-drama released some 18 years later.

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Photos and podcast: Barrie Keeffe discusses “unacceptable”, still timely Barbarians

In Audio, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Photos, Plays by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Regular readers of this blog will know that, a few weeks ago, I was blown away by Tooting Arts Club’s revival of Barbarians, Barrie Keeffe‘s 1977 modern classic about disaffected London youth. So much so that I practically begged the producer Rachel Edwards to let me come back and chair a post-show discussion on the play […]