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‘Brilliantly told & unbelievably gripping’: MATTHEW BOURNE’S ROMEO & JULIET – Touring ★★★★

In Dance, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Sophie GarrodLeave a Comment

I realised very quickly to believe in the critics that have described Matthew Bourne as a wonderful storyteller. Through physical movement, relationships between characters, facial expression and energy (both soft and dynamic), the beautifully tragic story of Romeo and Juliet is told.

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Rise Up: Nathaniel Hall takes a ‘funny & frank’ look at the impact of HIV in First Time at the Edinburgh Fringe

In Edinburgh Festival, Features, Interviews, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Scotland by Sophie GarrodLeave a Comment

With practice seeking to empower individuals to tell their own stories, Nathaniel Hall is a proudly northern writer, director and producer of inspiring, bold, provocative and socially-minded work, and has been doing so for the last ten years.

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Best of the Blogs: The Lehman Trilogy, Anna, Vincent River, Our Town & more

In Features, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Sticky, Ticket recommendations, Touring by Lisa Martland

As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (20-27 May 2019). Amidst her choices is the return of The Lehman Trilogy, impressing Jonathan Baz with its ‘sheer technical theatrical genius”, while Aleks Sierz asks whether wearing headphones during a performance of Anna at the National Theatre is all a gimmick or vital to the impact of the play.