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Behind Bars @ REP 24.11.16

BPREVIEW: Behind Bars @ REP 24.11.16

Words by Lucy Mounfield On Thursday 24th November, BOLDtext Playwrights present Behind Bars – an evening of short new plays about prison reform, performed at the Birmingham REP.   Doors open at 8pm, with the audience invited to ‘Pay-What-You-Can’ as admission. For direct event info, click here. BOLDtext Playwrights are a group of working playwrights […]

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Joseph Wilkins as Father Joe and Clare Louise Connolly as Regan in The Exorcist / By Robert Day

BREVIEW: The Exorcist @ REP 21.10 – 05.11.16

Words by Ed King / Production pics from Robert Day The Exorcist didn’t scare me, when I first saw Blatty’s existential/ethereal see-saw on screen at the Odeon. It was a midnight showing, the entire audience was under some influence or another, and I was a precocious 18 year old not about to be frightened by […]

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The Exorcist @ REP 21.10 – 05.11.16

BPREVIEW: The Exorcist @ REP 21.10 – 05.11.16

Words by Ed King  On Friday 21st October, the UK stage première of The Exorcist opens at the Birmingham REP – as presented by REP in association with Bill Kenwright. Running until Saturday 5th November, evening performances of The Exorcist will be held every day except Sunday – with matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays, excluding […]

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BE Festival @ REP 21-25.06

BREVIEW: BE Festival @ REP 21-25.06

Words by Heather Kincaid / Pics courtesy of BE Festival As events got underway on Friday 24 June at this year’s Birmingham European Festival, the atmosphere in the buzzing Festival Hub was noticeably different from the three preceding days. Where a mood of apprehensive optimism had prevailed before, now anxious faces engaged in animated discussions, […]

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