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Snow White, Chickenshed Theatre

Chickenshed Theatre was founded in 1974 and is a ground-breaking theatre company. They deliver a broad programme of performance, education and training, as well as participatory outreach with the community. Lou Stein is both the director and writer of the show and his take on Snow White attempts to contemporise the story by bringing it to London. The show begins with Snow White questioning her wealthy privilege, and wondering whether there’s more to life than being a rich girl living ...

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Snow White, Chickenshed Theatre – Review

Snow White is a fairy tale as old as time, but Chickenshed Theatre‘s exciting and progressive production gifts the audience a vibrant, psychedelic and heart-warming merry tale. The production spins the original, somewhat outdated story of Snow White on its head and adds a whole new 1960’s element, glittered with specks of wholesome charm. William Fricker’s whimsical and wacky set is wonderfully impressive and sets the aesthetic for a family friendly show that doesn’t stop impressing and charming. A cast ...

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The Lying Kind, Ram Jam Records – Review

It’s Christmas Eve, and two police officers are dispatched to notify an elderly couple that their daughter has died in an accident whilst driving home for the holiday. OK, that sounds extremely bleak and not the starting point for a comedy, but then black comedy and farce work so much better with a very dark core. So rest assured, from the moment our two officers are standing outside the front door arguing about whose turn it is to give the ...

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