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

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production shots by Sarah Lee There’s no way that the REP could have known that My Country; a work in progress would come to Birmingham in the middle of a snap general election campaign. Running from Tuesday 16th May to Saturday 20th May, in the REP’s Studio, this new play directed […]

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BPREVIEW: La Strada @ REP – running from 8th to 13th May / By Robert Day

BPREVIEW: La Strada @ REP – running from 8th to 13th May

Words by Damien Russell / Production shots by Robert Day These days I am lucky enough to enjoy a wider spectrum of culture. On the 8th of May, the Birmingham REP will be starting their run of La Strada – Live and I will be nestled in the audience, bravely evolving out of my more erstwhile natural […]

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BREVIEW: MK ULTRA @ REP 17.03.17 / Brian Slater

BREVIEW: MK ULTRA @ REP 17.03.17

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production pics by Brian Slater  THIS IS FAKE THEATRE. The commencing proclamation of Rosie Kay Dance Company’s MK ULTRA raised a snigger from the REP audience, steeped as we are in “alternative facts”. Named after Rosie Kay’s favourite conspiracy theory, MK ULTRA explores the occult in pop culture: shining a […]

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BREVIEW: One Love: The Bob Marley Musical @ REP / Helen Maybanks

BREVIEW: One Love: The Bob Marley Musical @ REP until 15.04.17

    Words by Lucy Mounfield / Production pics by Helen Maybanks ‘One Love’ is a misnomer. The title alludes to Bob Marley’s song about getting together to fight those who seek to break and tear the world apart, more specifically about the tumultuous civil war in Jamaica during the 1970’s. ‘One love, one heart’ is […]

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