15
May 2019
The British Paraorchestra describes itself as ‘the world’s only large-scale ensemble for professional disabled musicians’. It works under the artistic direction of conductor Charles Hazlewood, whose mission is ‘to redefine what an orchestra can...

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10
Sep 2018
Shortly after the schoolmaster arrives, the flat part of his mortarboard hat falls off and we know we’re in for a very silly ride. ‘Hello children’ he says – and for the next hour...

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7
Sep 2018
 Matt Rudkin encounters death, dissonance and a mid-life crisis in three key puppet theatre shows seen at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a parody...

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22
Aug 2018
 If you are currently experiencing erectile dysfunction this may not be the show for you – or perhaps it will be just the tonic if laughter truly is the best medicine. The Flop tells...

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22
Aug 2018
It’s turning out to be a festival of funny feminist theatre for me. This one is a highly engaging show built upon an excellent script that tells the mythological tale of an ageing protagonist’s...

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