Author Archives: punctualsally

Noughts and Crosses – review

Pilot Theatre, in co-production with Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Derby Theatre, Mercury theatre Colchester, and York Theatre Royal presents Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman Adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz Directed by Esther Richardson At Derby Theatre, 1 – 16 February 2019 … Continue reading

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The Unreturning – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Frantic Assembly and Pilot Theatre present The Unreturning by Anna Jourdan Directed by Neil Bettles Curve Theatre, Leicester 12 – 16 February 2019 What does home mean to you? In times of … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Kibeho – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Royal and Derngate presents Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall directed by James Dacre Royal and Derngate, Northampton 12 January – 2 February A visit by writer Katori Hall to Rwanda … Continue reading

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Treasure Island – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Debbie Hicks and Matthew Forbes present Treasure Island Adapted by Sandi Toksvig from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson Music by David Perkins, lyrics by Jenifer Toksvig Directed by … Continue reading

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White Christmas – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve in association with Jamie Wilson presents White Christmas Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin Book by David Ives and Paul Blake Based on the Paramount Pictures film by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama … Continue reading

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The Mountaintop – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Reading Rep Desara and Nuffield Southampton Theatres present The Mountaintop by Katori Hall directed by Roy Alexander Weise Curve Theatre, Leicester 13 – 17 November 2018 It is 3 April 1968, the … Continue reading

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Sensory time travel (and a recipe for challah)

It’s funny how a taste, a scent, a snatch of a song chorus can carry you back in time to a specific point in your life, often childhood. Not always a good place of course, however, I like to be positive … Continue reading

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