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Frankenstein, Old Red Lion Theatre – Review

Pros: An original play with a largely female cast. Good use of props and set pieces to create the multiple locations of the play as well as nice use of puppetry. Cons: The issue of feminism wasn’t really explored despite the gender swap of the lead characters. It felt like the script could have done with an edit to make it more succinct as was a little meandering in places. Burn-Bright’s production of Frankenstein replaces the male scientist from Mary ...

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The Bread and Roses Theatre – Review

Pros: Builds a fantastic relationship between audience and performers. Fast paced, energetic and hilariously clever. Cons: Perhaps not suitable for anyone under the age of 16 and be warned, there is audience participation! Of the many performances mounted this year to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, I was lucky enough to experience Burn Bright Theatre’s production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. This outstanding and utterly hilarious performance is a wonderful tribute to Shakespeare’s timeless tales. Combining rehearsed and unrehearsed ...

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