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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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NEWS: Cast announced for Faction’s Much Ado at Selfridges

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This summer, Selfridges have joined forces with one of the most exciting emerging young British theatre companies in the UK, The Faction, to celebrate Shakespeare400 with a new staging of Much Ado About Nothing at The reFASHIONed Theatre, a pop-up performance space inside the famous Oxford Street store. It runs from 23 August to 24 September 2016, with a press night on 26 August.

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Review: Buried Child (Unedited Version)

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Although set in the remote boondocks of Northern Illinois, on a near-derelict farm, we are not in any new territory with Sam Shephard’s ‘Buried Child’. The possibility that an outwardly-naturalistic family shelters a dark secret which through the arrival of a stranger is revealed to devastating effect over three drawn-out acts is a theatrical motif […]

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Review: Buried Child (Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London)

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Although set in the remote boondocks of Northern Illinois, on a near-derelict farm, we are not in any new territory with Sam Shephard’s ‘Buried Child’. The possibility that an outwardly-naturalistic family shelters a dark secret which through the arrival of a stranger is revealed to devastating effect over three drawn-out acts is a theatrical motif […]

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