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Theatre 2005 Archives - Page 4 of 9 - One4Review

Catch 22

August 8, 2005 |

Reading Joseph Heller’s World War 2 novel Catch-22 many years ago proved to be, for this reviewer, an indelible experience. The first 100 pages or so are incredibly funny, but taking the book as a whole it is really … 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

Men of the World

August 8, 2005 |

Harland Hamstrings in their tenth and final Edinburgh Fringe have once again taken one of their fellow Humbersiders, John Godber, plays and given it their special treatment. In this three hander Paul Harrison, Heather Thomson and Steve Jallett play … 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

The War Bus

August 8, 2005 |

In a quiet Lancashire pub life goes on despite the rumored invasion of Poland. Memories of the past war are resurrected by the possibility of another. In a room upstairs the old man is being looked after by his … Read More

All Alone

August 8, 2005 |

All Alone is another story of the seedy workings of internet stalkers and groomers for their ‘solo’ pleasure there is a cast of three, albeit the token female spends most of the hour lying partly off stage, while her … Read More

A Clockwork Orange

August 8, 2005 |

It’s dark, it’s gloomy, there is a threat of menace, it has dark, shadowy characters… and that is only the impression one gets in entering the theatre. In this adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s book, Stanley Kubrick’s movie this nine … Read More

Golden Prospects

August 8, 2005 |

Skullduggery Theatre Company have become somewhat of a Fringe institution over the last few years and each year their shows get critical acclaim. They are staging three this year The Bicycle Men at Smirnoff Underbelly, I an Star Trek … Read More

A Midsummer Night’s Dream From The East

August 8, 2005 |

South Korean theatre company Yohangza are full of enthusiasm and energy, with unique Korean-style movements, facial expression and vocalization. The best known section of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is when the lovers Hermia and Lysander travel through the … Read More

Proof

August 8, 2005 |

How close is the line between genius and Madness? Is it possible for both to be passed on through the family? How close do a father and daughter have to be to cross the boundaries of death? Being close … Read More