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Lifeboat, Jack Studio Theatre – Review

Lifeboat at Jack Studio Theatre

Pros: The dramaturgy, the design, the acting. Cons: I should stop going to see plays that make me emotional. In July 1940, the imminent German invasion and the continuous bombings of most British cities convinced the Government of the necessity to exile as many children as possible to other Commonwealth countries. For this purpose, the Children’s Overseas Reception Board was established, which saw the registration of over 200,000 youths in the first few months of its existence. Amongst them, 15 ...

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No Rhyme, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre

Melanie Pennant Directed by Kate Bannister ★★★ Pros: Transports the audience into a club toilet – a brilliant set, and some very believable characters. Cons: Tries to pack too much in and doesn’t quite pull everything together. The drama becomes little strident and confused towards the end. Our Verdict: An interesting and commendable effort from lots of new talent to keep an eye on. Courtesy of Brockley Jack StudioTheatre website There seems to be a fashion at the moment for setting ...

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