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May 2012
And Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out was one of those most frustrating of fringe shows, where it’s clear lots of thinking and ideas have informed what you are watching onstage but they don’t make it...

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26
Oct 2011
I decided to see 60 Minutes of Opportunism knowing precious little about Ivana, her work or this particular piece, just taking the words and image from the Basement’s brochure as my guide. The seating is raked...

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25
Sep 2011
I have an in-built suspicion of young companies who suddenly become darlings of the critics and the theatre-pundits. Action Hero is one such, and though I enjoyed their previous production, A Western, I couldn’t compute...

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23
Aug 2011
‘Arthur Cravan: poet and boxer, captain of industry, sailor of the Pacific, muleteer, orange-picker in California, hotel thief, snake charmer, grandson of the Queen’s chancellor, nephew of Oscar Wilde, lumberjack in the great forests,...

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21
Aug 2011
The stage is set simply: two long tables with white tops, a cup and saucer placed centrally on each, and behind one, prim and petite, sits Diana Payne-Myers. She is the eponymous Carmel, celebrating...

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