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BREVIEW: The Levelling

Words by Ed King N.B. Birmingham Review would like to thank the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) for inviting us to the screening of The Levelling at Everyman – The Mailbox. Click on the highlighted links for more from both.   The Levelling will be next screened in Birmingham at mac on Mon 11th June (7pm) […]

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BREVIEW: My Country; a work in progress @ REP 16-20.05.17

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production shots by Sarah Lee My Country; a work in progress – the new play from Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, and director of the National Theatre, Rufus Norris – was clever from the first scene. The audience is immediately involved as Britannia herself dances to 80’s classic ‘When Two […]

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BREVIEW: La Strada @ REP 08.05.17 / By Robert Day

BREVIEW: La Strada @ REP 08.05.17

Words by Damien Russell / Production shots by Robert Day A road never truly begins or ends. I’ve searched it and it’s a genuine quote from yours truly, which is a nice change from something I’ve heard in passing or on the T.V and accidentally claimed as my own. In a conveniently representative way, the […]

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BREVIEW: Alien: Covenant @ The Mockingbird – midnight 11/12.05.17

BREVIEW: Alien: Covenant @ The Mockingbird – midnight 11/12.05.17

Words by Ed King I thought there’d be more people here. I thought there’d be more Aliens; apart from a beautiful but woefully unsupported bust on the counter, this could have been any other bar on any other night – complete with the ‘80’s New York drunk’ that staggered by the pumps. Where’s a murderous […]

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BREVIEW: Call Me Unique’s Urban Gypsy II EP – launch night @ Mama Roux’s 05.05.17

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Michelle Martin & Ed King ‘You’ve always had the power to go back…’ It’s here: the day in question, of reckoning, red letter. Call Me Unique is launching her Urban Gypsy II EP tonight, three years since its predecessor came off stage at The Yardbird, […]

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