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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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Her Not Him, Theatre 503 – Review

Pros: This is a very funny and watchable production, but one which also poses pertinent questions about identity, societal labels and sexuality. Cons: At times, scenes are repetitive and don’t offer as much depth as they might. This feels largely due to Her Not Him’s concise running time; a lot of the issues raised, along with the characters themselves, are not fully fleshed out. Her Not Him is a play of separate moving parts. I’m not just referring to its stripped down ...

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Lobster, Theatre 503 – Review

Pros: Very entertaining comedy with excellent performances from Louise Beresford and Alexandra Reynolds. Cons: Could have further developed the theme of issues faced by women and lesbian couples in today’s Britain. The world is your oyster, or so they say. For J (Alexandra Reynolds) and K (Louise Beresford) though, the world is more like a lobster: hard on the outside but with soft bits on the inside too. After breaking up, J and K bump into each other at a friend’s party. From ...

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