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Kiss Me, The Other Palace – Review

Pros: Great jokes and a wonderful heroine Cons: The bits of slo-mo physical theatre don’t add much The narrative holds few surprises, but Kiss Me is a beautiful chamber piece that draws you in with the warmth and complexity of its two characters, Stephanie and Dennis. Stephanie was a young bride and now, in the aftermath of World War I, is a young widow. With most of the young men gone, she enjoys doing a man’s work, driving a truck, ...

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Theatre503 – Venue guide

Theatre503 https://theatre503.com/ Seating capacity: 63 A brief history: Whilst the venue dates back to 1982, the name Theatre503 came into existence in 2002. Since then it’s become known for its efforts to nurture new writing, even running its own international writers prize every two years that has attracted entrants from all around the world. Why we love it: Theatre503 is a little gem of a place if you love your theatre with a big bite of social commentary. It may ...

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Guy: A New Musical, Kings Head Theatre – Review

Pros: An original and ambitious new musical showcasing new writers and songwriters that makes for a fun, fast-paced night out with friends Cons: The script is corny at times, with a few plot holes. The songwriter could have done with cramming fewer words into some of the songs as they were hard to follow in places Guy: A New Musical is an original play which showcases new writers and songwriters. It brings the narrative of young gay men navigating the often ...

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Black Cat: Bohemia, Underbelly – Review

Pro’s: It’s so much more than cabaret and acrobats as each performer gives their character personality that draws the audience in even more. Con’s: As always at the Underbelly, the views can often be obscured without any banked seating. The beauty of live performance is that anything can happen. It be the same script every time, but there is always a difference here, an error there, or an accident can occur. When the show in question is Black Cat: Bohemia, a ...

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