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Zero – TW: Sexual assault

Notes: A) Trigger warning for descriptions involving sexual assault. Please don’t read if you think it might be upsetting for you. B) I know Zero’s cast and production team but would hope that personal knowledge doesn’t affect my judgement. You’ve…

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Expectations

Tate and Max make a bet. Whoever has sex with Billie first gets a tenner. I know someone like Max. He’s a smarmy charmer whose pout makes you want to hit him, but when he addresses you, everyone else slinks…

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Minefield

This poster makes Minefield look like an awkward school trip when actually it’s a fucking great explosion that could be the start of a new era of documentary theatre. * The bit with the yelling and the smoke and the…

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Portraits in Motion

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Forces Of Attraction Portraits in Motion is a theatrical version of Humans of New York. Volker Gerling goes on long walks in Germany and gets by via the kindness of strangers. He photographs these people he meets…

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Pink Mist

Note: I know next to nothing about the army. I get the technical details in this from my plus one. ‘We didn’t know it but we were already history. And history’s what we’ve become. Not the kind that’s recorded or sung,…

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I wanna hold your hand

A collection of thoughts about the refugee crisis, theatre and Valentine’s Day. Yesterday it was announced that half of the Calais migrant and refugee camp, known as the ‘jungle’, was to be knocked down. Last week the French authorities started…

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2015

In 1972 my grandma started keeping a visitors book but lost it in 1983. In the years that followed so many people who stayed with her, chatted, laughed and knowing grandma, probably danced in that house, will have been forgotten. If…

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Men In The Cities (ish)

Our washing machine sounds like it’s having a heart attack. It’s rumbling around so violently it has actually managed to dislocate itself from the wall and twist to the side, like it’s running away. *** Two years ago at the…

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