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Anguis, Gilded Balloon Teviot – Review

A script that blends historical periods, throws in some original songs, and is set mid-podcast recording session is pretty bold for a Fringe playwriting debut. However, Anguis is all about strong women, and writer and actress Sheila Atim has created something special on both the page and stage. Her story centres around scientist Dr. Kate Williams (Janet Kumah), a podcast host with a range of important questions to ask. Her guest is none other than Cleopatra (Paksie Vernon) – yes, ...

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A Womb of One’s Own, Pleasance Dome (10Dome) – Review

One in three women will experience abortion in their lifetime. They often face aggressive pro-life campaigns and hostile medical personnel. And because intervention is still seen as a taboo, many of these women are prevented from making a free choice within a safe environment.  A Womb Of One’s Own sees playwright Rammelkamp draw from personal experience as she aims to bring attention to the stigma surrounding the topic. Growing up with her catholic Grandmamie, Babygirl is desperate to become an ...

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