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Theatre 2005 Archives - Page 2 of 9 - One4Review

Gangrene and Grapes

August 8, 2005 |

This is the sequel to the excellent The Thing and I and in fact follows it in the same space. This time David Martin is alone, the love o his life Lily has met with an unfortunate accident and … Read More

Pip Utton – Adolf

August 8, 2005 |

Depending on your view on life Adolf Hitler can be seen as a charismatic leader who despite his birth outside the Fatherland the nation compelled it to rise up and follow him unquestioningly! Or a manipulative, racist who vocally … Read More

The Best is yet to be

August 8, 2005 |

Written and performed by Ben Igoe, this play and performance fail to impress. The premise is intriguing, the so called ‘colourful caretaker’ taking over from the lecturer, but the attempt at wit is trite and obvious.  The play moves predictably through Scottish … Read More

The Laramie Project Stromness Drama Club

August 8, 2005 |

The Tectonic Theatre Project Orkney present ‘The Laramie Project’. The story of the death of 22yearold Matthew Shepard that at the time affected the whole community and the lasting effects reached the whole country and go on affecting the … Read More

Stags and Hens

August 8, 2005 |

Willy Russell is probably best known for the long running West End Musical Blood Brothers or perhaps Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine, plays that were made into highly successful movies, however this play in my opinion is at least … Read More

De Bernieres’ Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World

August 8, 2005 |

De Berrnieres’ Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World I must admit that I was unaware that Louis de Bernieres had written any plays, I, like most were aware of his award winning Captain Corelli’s Mandolin but not … Read More

Nicholas Nickleby

August 8, 2005 |

We have followed the productions of Bablake Drama at the Fringe over several years. For there 2005 presentation they are using ‘The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby’ part 1. Switching locations from scene to scene between London, Yorkshire … Read More

The Glorious and Bloodthirsty Billy the Kid

August 8, 2005 |

The rootinist, tootinist show on the Fringe this side of the Mississippi! Was Billy really such a baddy, was he a hero or just misunderstood? This cast of hundreds, well six, playing hundreds of parts.  Display performance skills acting, … Read More

Pip Utton – Bacon

August 8, 2005 |

Firstly let me say I really didn’t know much about Francis Bacon. Had you asked me before seeing this show who he was, I wouldn’t really have been able to tell you. So why did I go and see … Read More

Birth of The Cool

August 8, 2005 |

There are some shows you see that you don’t want to end. Birth of the Cool comes into this category. This is an absolutely absorbing fusion of narrative and jazz. At this point I should admit to being a … Read More