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Theatre 2008 Archives - Page 3 of 10 - One4Review

War of the Worlds

August 8, 2008 |

I have always admired Pip Utton it seems that every time he comes to the Fringe he has diversified, but to attempt to perform ‘The War of the Worlds’ in one hour. Not only that but Jeff Wayne’s musical … Read More

The Aluminum Show

August 8, 2008 |

Original, slick and stunning are my immediate impressions of this show. The show’s creators have breathed life into a metallic element. They have imagined an almost dream like quality to the dance and puppetry sequences. Even the audience, at … Read More

The Good Doctor

August 8, 2008 |

Although I was aware of Neil Simon as a play write I was previously unaware of this piece based on a series of short stories by Anton Chekov so was intrigued to see what a collaboration of the two … Read More

Old Girls

August 8, 2008 |

Old Girls is a contemporary black comedy written by the director, Donald Marcus, in association with Ted Marcus. Set in London, the action takes place in the flat of the assured and sophisticated Mallory (Keira Duffy) and her husband … Read More

Bully

August 8, 2008 |

Richard Fry’s performance of his verse play is absorbing. His low key, measured style draws you in as the story unfolds. The verse format adds to the tension helping to construct mental images of his descriptions. The language is … Read More

I Wanna be Loved by You

August 8, 2008 |

About Turn Theatre Company make their lealest foray to the Fringe with this play based on the life of Marilyn Monroe. This play is rather short to do adequate justice to this icon in my opinion and while this … Read More

Sister Cities 

August 8, 2008 |

Set in New York, Sister Cities is a contemporary drama written by Colette Freedman who also appears in the play. It is a beautifully constructed work with flashes of real insight and humour. Mary Baxter (Jill Gascoine), a woman … Read More

Dogs Barking

August 8, 2008 |

This play by Richard Zajdlic is set in the flat of former partners Neil, Fanos Xenofos and Alex, Lisa Sheerin a few months after they split up due to Neil’s infidelity with his ex-boss. The story continues to destroy … Read More

Loving Burns

August 8, 2008 |

Alicia Devine’s play is a successful snapshot of the life of Robert Burns through the words of the women with whom he came into contact. This production is a blend of comedy, monologues and song. Alicia Devine plays the … Read More

Weights

August 8, 2008 |

Doing my usual, ok where am I next, I frequently arrive at a venue knowing only the name of the production I am about to see and in this case that it is part of the Theatre Tours International  … Read More