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When It Breaks It Burns – ColetivA Ocupação Bring Brazilian Political Activism to Moss Side — THE PLAY’S THE THING

“Let’s occupy the schools. Let’s occupy the streets. Let’s occupy the theatres. Let’s occupy everything.” ColetivA Ocupação is a collective group of students from various districts of São Paulo. Their lives were drastically altered by the high school occupations of … Continue reading

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Sweetly Sings the Donkey: Celebrating Shelagh Delaney in Her Salford Hometown

Shelagh Delaney (1938-2011) was a pioneering writer from Salford known for her brilliant plays based in the city, which continue to be widely performed today. Her work is accessible, down-to-earth and funny, and her writing addresses many issues which are … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem With Weird?

A blue mini pedals along atop the water, a man’s head catches fire, a woman rows her bed along with twin oars whilst lampposts erect from submergence like surfacing U-boats, and that’s before we even get to the flame wielding … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Golem (HOME, Manchester)

Date: 7 october 2015 Upstaged Rating:    I was thrilled to attend HOME in Manchester last night to watch the weird and wonderful production, GOLEM by theatre company 1927 Productions. Following rave reviews at the Young Vic and then the … Continue reading

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