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NEWS: Opera World Premiere for 3 and 4 Year Olds

kid o scottish opera

Scottish Opera is set to prove yet again that you are never too young to enjoy music with its exciting new interactive show KidO. Building on the phenomenal success of BabyO and SensoryO, the much loved, sell-out productions for babies and toddlers, Scottish Opera brings KidO to another young audience of 3-4 year olds and their carers. This enchanting musical adventure ...

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NEWS: BEHAVIOUR 2015 Festival Launches

behaviour festivalarches glasgow

The Arches in Glasgow have announced the programme for BEHAVIOUR 2015: their annual festival of live performance, providing a snapshot of today’s mould-breaking international and UK artistic talent. Now in its sixth year, the anything-goes festival sets its sights on the future, with an exciting roster of performers poised to provoke. With the General Election on the horizon, political futures will ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – The Fighting Voice!


A fortnight after my last blog and at least one of the debates that I spoke about back then rages on. Sadly the slight flicker of recognition that our industry has a serious issue with Mental Health has died away, save only for the dying embers of a random blog. No news on what Equity are actually going to do ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Northern Broadsides Barrie Rutter

King Lear Interview

The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to Barrie Rutter, Founder and Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides, about his forthcoming performance as the lead role in a Jonathan Miller directed King Lear, following their successful collaboration in Rutherford & Son. How have rehearsals been going? It’s about story-telling and story-acting. Jonathan Miller’s direction is an absolute forensic examination of the human ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Educating Rita’s Samantha Robinson


Forget the year of the sheep, 2015 is  proving to be the year of Rita. As Willy Russell’s classic Educating Rita celebrates its 35th anniversary, several theatres across the country are staging the play. As rehearsals get underway for the Mercury Theatre Colchester production, Samantha Robinson talks to Glen Pearce about playing the iconic role. How are rehearsals going? It is ...

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FILM REVIEW: The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years Film

Director: Richard LaGravenese Music and Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown Screenplay: Richard LaGravenese Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There's no doubt that it is with a mixture of trepidation and as well as anticipation that fans of Jason Robert Brown's little seen but much-loved, cult, off-Broadway hit, The Last Five Years, will greet the release of Richard LaGravenese's movie adaptation: what works on ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week Beginning Monday 9th February 2015

Beautiful London

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before, a Scottish classic at the Citz and the Carole King musical are all opening across the country this week. Kris Hallett shares his top picks of UK theatre Beautiful- Aldwych Theatre, London Having taken Broadway by storm this Carole King biopic now opens in the West End with previews from Tuesday (10th February). It could ...

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