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Theatre 2008 Archives - One4Review

Bombay to Beijing by Bicycle

August 8, 2008 |

This show is the antidote for those who have been bored by tame TV travel programmes.   Australian Russell McGilton’s solo play is a highly individualistic and very animated account of an epic journey. His inspiration for the journey … Read More

I Caught Crabs in Walberswick

August 8, 2008 |

Joel Horwood is an award winning playwright and this play was commissioned last year and was premiered in May prior to its stay at Fringe 2008. This production centres on the three teenagers, Fitz, Aaron Foy, Wheeler, Harry Hemple … Read More

Shafted

August 8, 2008 |

I must admit that the description of the si play written by Olly Fielding intrigued me when reading ths Fringe programme, it’s was just the location that delayed me in seeing it before now, but I wish that had … Read More

Creation & All That Jazz

August 8, 2008 |

There is an easy test to apply to any comedy play. Does it make the audience laugh with the humour of the dialogue and sparkling delivery? After a bright opening sequence, the plot development was slow and tedious. The … Read More

Lies Have Been Told

August 8, 2008 |

Whatever viewpoint each person may have about Robert Maxwell, few would dispute he had charisma. Philip York, looking and sounding uncannily like Maxwell, conveys brilliantly the sheer power of his personality. The play leads to the inevitable climax of … Read More

The Three Musketeers

August 8, 2008 |

Judith Faultless and Alice Torrance seem to have been missing from the Fringe for a couple of years since their classic Face Off show, and I nearly missed them this year as somehow I only latterly found their show … Read More

Foreskins Lament

August 8, 2008 |

Greg McGee’s play lifts the lid on male team sport. Rugby is arguably the most physically confrontational of all team sports. This is reflected in the play’s high intensity. Moreover, the fact that the play is set in New … Read More

Not Everything is Significant

August 8, 2008 |

Ben Moor performs his own one man play in a style that is both gentle and compelling. It is an exquisitely written piece full of weird, absurd and comic illusions. The central character is a writer of biographies who … Read More

Absolution

August 8, 2008 |

In this day and age of political correctness and the uproar surrounding the Catholic Church and alleged child abuse I suppose it is not surprising that we have a play on the Fringe round this topic. Priests are dying … Read More

Boys Of The Empire

August 8, 2008 |

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