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The Castle, Greenside @ Infirmary Street (Olive Studio) – Review

Taking on Kafka is always a challenge, so anyone attempting that feat always deserves admiration. Taking on the work he never truly completed is even more of a feat, but one that Old Dog Theatre do with enough imagination that, in general, is enough to suggest that it isn’t a lost cause to be so ambitious. That imagination is prominent from the opening scene. The majority of the cast take up duties as puppeteers, walking the central character, K, through ...

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Drowning, Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above) – Review

In 1991 four Austrian nurses, played by Evelyn Edwards, Andrea Helene, Aurora Henning and author Jessica Ross, were charged with the killing of 49 patients between 1983 and 1989. Although this was the number of those ascertained, it is believed that the real count might have been over 200. Their technique was simple; one nurse would restrain the patient and pinch their nose, whilst the other would pour water into their mouth until they drowned. With most of the patients ...

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