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Letter To Boddah, C Cubed – Review

“What if I promise you I won’t let the bomb off by the hot food counter?” is not a line you would expect to hear from someone about to strap said bomb to their chest, but it is a line that perhaps best hints at the tone for the Sarah Nelson penned Letter To Boddah, a tale of domestic terrorists who want to stick it to the man by blowing themselves, and a whole load of shoppers, up in their ...

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Gun, Assembly Rooms (Front Room) – Review

A man and his guns are wandering the Wild West. His name, Roscoe ‘Blackjack’ Porter. And he’s bleeding. He owes his life to his loyal weapons, Bess and Bella, and his inseparable deck of cards. Those, together with a good bottle of whiskey, are all the family he has left. He’s got a long walk ahead, so he takes the opportunity to recall the events that led him to this state with flashbacks of his last few days. It all ...

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Blood and Gold, Scottish Storytelling Centre – Review

A young woman is entrusted by her dying mother with a wooden box containing all the stories and words she knows. But not prepared to listen to them again, the bereaved daughter hides the box under her bed, wanting to forget about it. As the years go past, she grows lonely and misunderstood, gradually giving in to the Shadow Man – a sly creature who lingers around her and whispers demeaning messages into her ear. An impending sense of unworthiness ...

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