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‘Truly unsettling’: BUBBLE – Theatre Uncut (Online review)

In Online shows, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Louise PennLeave a Comment

Bubble looks at the issues of free speech, feminism, misogyny, the use of language, the misuse of technology, the moral minefield around reportage, and the rise of hate groups.

Bubble is a play written by Kieran Hurley fpr the digital format, and developed with students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

This live stream, which premiered on 23 March and remains availa…

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HEADS UP – Touring

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Touring by Carole WoddisLeave a Comment

Taken a little time to get here but Kieran Hurley’s 2016 Edinburgh Fringe hit (part of their Made in Scotland showcase 2016) absolutely nails the zeitgeist of our times. With his nervy, urgent, hectic delivery, Hurley’s deeply dystopian take on our world today is a visceral and aural bombardment that is nonetheless told with amazing simplicity.