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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Review: The Canary and the Crow, Roundabout at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Hannah Hobson

Review: The Canary and the Crow, Roundabout at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 5.0stars From Middle Child’s work over the past year we can expect their offering at this year’s Edinburgh Fri…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Review: Hitler’s Tasters, Greenside, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh Fringe by Hannah Hobson

Review: Hitler's Tasters, Greenside, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh Fringe5.0starsBy the time we have packed into the Olive Studio, a week into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Hitler’s Tasters…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Review: Sary, Sweet Novotel, Edinburgh Fringe by Hannah Hobson

Review: Sary, Sweet Novotel, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsSary is a marked part of the British folklore tradition, specifically set in the bleak landscape of rural medieval Sussex. Nestled in the…

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Review: Drowning, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe by Hannah Hobson

Review: Drowning, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe 2.0stars It is a testament to Drowning’s evocative marketing that Pleasance Above is so packed out on this sunny afternoon in Edinbu…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Review: Standing too Close on Our Own in the Dark, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Standing too Close on Our Own in the Dark, Hull Truck Theatre4.0starsIn many ways, Standing too Close on Our Own in the Dark takes gig theatre to its inevitable conclusion. Matthew C…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Review: Stepping Out, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough by Hannah Hobson

Review: Stepping Out, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough4.0starsRichard Harris’ Stepping Out, initially staged in 1984 and adapted for screen in 1991, may be a familiar story to many of t…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Review: Beach Body Ready, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Beach Body Ready, Hull Truck Theatre5.0starsAs I walk into the Hull Truck’s Studio Theatre on a muggy Friday night, two things strike me. Firstly, the studio is fuller than I have …

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Review: The Hired Hand, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: The Hired Hand, Hull Truck Theatre 3.0stars The Hired Man, Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall’s 1985 musical about – unsurprisingly – a hired hand and his family in early twentiet…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Review: Walking Towards Ithica, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Walking Towards Ithica, Hull Truck Theatre5.0Overall ScoreThe concept of Walking Towards Ithica is very simple, It is a man sat at a desk talking about a walk he went on post-Brexit.…

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Review: Burn the Witch, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Burn the Witch, Hull Truck Theatre5.0Overall ScoreWhatever I expect to see when I arrive at Katie Norris and Sinead Parker’s comedy show, I can safely say that Burn the Witch is no…

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Review: Paragon Dreams, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Paragon Dreams, Hull Truck Theatre4.0starsParagon Dreams is precisely what its title invokes. It drifts dreamlike through spoken word sequences and creative technical expression. In …

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Review: Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, Stephen Joseph Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, Stephen Joseph Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIt’s safe to say that that Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis is exactly as bizarre as it’s prosaic ti…

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Review: Us Against Whatever, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Us Against Whatever, Hull Truck Theatre 5.0stars I don’t think I’m alone in saying I’m sick to death of hearing about Brexit. When the brash opening of Us Against Whatever rico…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Stephen Joseph Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Stephen Joseph Theatre5.0starsNorthern Broadsides’ latest production of Much Ado About Nothing sits firmly in the world of the 1940s. From its first moments…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Review: I Want That Hair, East Riding Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: I Want That Hair, East Riding Theatre4.0starsIn the primped world of I Want That Hair, the audience are brought behind the mirror and into the lives of Heidi (Pippa Fulton) and Bex (…

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Review: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Really Sad), Back to Ours Festival by Hannah Hobson

Review: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Really Sad), Back to Ours Festival 5.0Overall Score Absolutely Cultured’s Back to Ours Festival, which aims to bring top quality arts experiences…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Review: Gypsy Queen, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Gypsy Queen, Hull Truck Theatre5.0Overall ScoreFrom its marketing, it would be easy to dismiss Gypsy Queen as another play confronting the latest ‘issue’ in a new and unexpected …

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Review: Bouncers, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Bouncers, Hull Truck Theatre3.0starsBouncers is one of the most performed plays in the UK and there can be no doubt that it can still pack out a house. This city shows up for John Go…

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

Review: Jack Lear, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: Jack Lear, Hull Truck Theatre4.0Overall ScoreFrom the opening scene, Ben Benison’s Jack Lear promises to be mythic. In Lear (Barrie Rutter), we are supposed to find a bewitched tra…

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