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‘An innovative & effective piece of theatre’: TEN DAYS IN A MADHOUSE – Jack Studio Theatre

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Going in, it’s hard to know if the technical aspects of Douglas Baker’s production of Ten Days In A Madhouse at Jack Studio Theatre will feel gimmicky, but it quickly becomes evident that there’s no such danger; every part of the play has obviously been well thought through and when put together it all works extremely well.

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INTERVIEW: Matthew Seager talks about the new filmed version of his 2017 play In Other Words

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In Other Words was inspired by writer and performer Matthew Seager’s experiences volunteering in a care home before the pandemic. First performed in 2017 (when Theatre Things reviewed it during its run at The Hope Theatre), the critically acclaimed two-hander now returns in a new filmed version which is available to watch online from today.

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‘It’s a lack of action that makes the play interesting’: WOLVES ARE COMING FOR YOU – Jack Studio Theatre

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The first in-house production at the Jack Studio since The Invisible Man back in late 2019, Wolves Are Coming From You by Joel Horwood is a story about a small community forced to pull together against an invisible but potentially deadly threat – makin…

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‘Powerful, personal & poignant’: TALKING GODS – Arrows & Traps (Online review)

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You wait all year for an Arrows & Traps production… and then five come along at once. Unable to return to the stage just yet, Arrows have instead taken to the screen – and given the often cinematic style of writer and director Ross McGregor’s work, it should come as no particular surprise that the transition works pretty seamlessly.