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Friday, March 22, 2019

Review: The Remains of the Day at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Ringing hollow: Louise Jones writes on the subtleties lost in adaptation in Out of Joint and Royal and Derngate's co-production of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel. The post Review: The Remains of the…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Review: Fat Girl Singing at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Singing her song: Louise Jones reviews Emma Geraghty's solo show exploring fatness and queerness through music. The post Review: Fat Girl Singing at York Theatre Royal appeared first on Exeu…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Review: The Grand Old Dame of York at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Hanging up his wig: Louise Jones writes on the 40th and final panto helmed by legendary York dame Berwick Kaler. The post Review: The Grand Old Dame of York at York Theatre Royal appeared fi…

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Review: Sense and Sensibility at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

A broad brush: Louise Jones finds this adaptation of Jane Austen's novel yields uneven results. The post Review: Sense and Sensibility at York Theatre Royal appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Review: Windrush: Movement of the People at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

'Joy in solidarity': Louise Jones writes on Phoenix Dance Theatre's celebration of the human stories of the Windrush generation. The post Review: Windrush: Movement of the People at York The…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Review: The Be All and End All at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Louise Jones submits her examination paper for Jonathan Lewis' play. (And promises she didn't cheat.) The post Review: The Be All and End All at York Theatre Royal appeared first on Exeunt …

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Review: Half Breed at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Chrysalis-like: Louise Jones reviews Natasha Marshall's semi-autobiographical solo show The post Review: Half Breed at York Theatre Royal appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Review: Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Like stumbling over poetry written as a lovelorn teen: Louise Jones reviews Metta Theatre's adaptation of the underwater fairytale The post Review: Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal appea…

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Review: Pride and Prejudice at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

A brilliant tongue in cheek look at the life of a woman in the 1800s: Louise Jones reviews Sara Pascoe's version of Jane Austen. The post Review: Pride and Prejudice at York Theatre Royal ap…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Cosmic Scallies at Summerhall by Louise Jones

More than a forgotten town? Louise Jones reviews Jackie Hagan's quiet celebration of the people of Skelmersdale. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Cosmic Scallies at Summerhall appeared firs…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Review: As You Like It at The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, York by Louise Jones

Lively, non-stop and irreverent: Louise Jones reviews the HandleBards high energy take on As You Like It. The post Review: As You Like It at The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, York appear…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Review: From Shore to Shore at St Michael’s Chambers, York by Louise Jones

A wealth of variety and charm: Louise Jones has her appetite sated in more way than one at On the Wire's From Shore to Shore. The post Review: From Shore to Shore at St Michael’s Chamb…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Review: Our Man in Havana at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Our lady in York (Louise Jones) reviews Our Man in Havana - in text messages. The post Review: Our Man in Havana at York Theatre Royal appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Review: Cyrano at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Better than Creme Eggs: Louise Jones reviews Northern Broadsides's hugely entertaining version of Cyrano de Bergerac. The post Review: Cyrano at York Theatre Royal appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Blog: Everyone’s a critic… by Louise Jones

September: for most, a time for fresh beginnings, hectic early mornings and new stationery. For me, and so many other Fringe performers, it’s a time to catch up on umpteen hours of lost sl…

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Edinburgh Review: The Addams Family, Assembly Hall by Louise Jones

The RCS has brought The Addams Family to Assembly Hall in its Edinburgh Fringe debut, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. The dark and imposing set, complete with large iron gates, creat…

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Edinburgh Review: Shakespeare’s Villains, theSpace on the Mile by Louise Jones

It’s a bold move to bring Shakespeare to the Fringe. In a festival surrounded by new scripts, it’s hard to bring a freshness to Shakespeare without a large budget or a bad audience react…

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Edinburgh Review: The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare, C nova/ C too by Louise Jones

Considering they had to do a quick change of venue last minute, the cast of The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare still gave a good show, not fazed by the new surroundings. Playwright Brian …

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Edinburgh Review: NewsRevue 2014, Pleasance Courtyard by Louise Jones

NewsRevue calls itself the world’s longest running live comedy show, and has received stellar reviews in the past. The ensemble cast is incredibly slick and clearly they’ve been doing th…

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Edinburgh Review: Riptide: A Slasher Musical, Sweet Venues Grassmarket by Louise Jones

If you’ve seen these guys on the Mile, often lying covered in fake blood, you’ll know they’re promising a gore-filled slasher parody of an evening. I was more than excited for this, le…

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Edinburgh Review: Dr Longitude’s Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie, Pleasance Courtyard by Louise Jones

What is an imaginary menagerie? “It’s like a zoo”, says Dr Longitude, as his helpers march cheerily from the colourful caravan. What follows is an amazing family show, with enough face…

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Edinburgh Review: The Bunker Trilogy – Morgana, C nova by Louise Jones

I did not expect any spectacular, show-stopping scenery at the Fringe. There’s a level of understanding that, with limited budgets and generic black boxes to perform in, the audience will …

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Edinburgh Review: Lucy Ayrton: Splitting the Mermaid, Underbelly Cowgate by Louise Jones

Lucy Ayrton has a zeal for spoken word, and it really shows in her stage presence. Her little smiles to the audience at pauses in the story incite an excitement and enthusiasm in those watch…

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Edinburgh Review: Sleeping Beauty, Institut français d’Ecosse by Louise Jones

It should be made very clear that from the off, this is not a show for children. When Collette Garrigan calls her shoes FMPs (“f**k me pumps”), I found myself cringing for the mother of …

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Edinburgh Review: Private Peaceful, Underbelly, Bristo Square by Louise Jones

Simon Reade could not have chosen a better time to have adapted Michael Morpurgo’s war novel for the stage.  Private Peaceful takes a different route to many WW1 plays, highlighting the u…

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Edinburgh Review: I Need a Doctor: The Whosical, Pleasance Courtyard by Louise Jones

It’s been a while since I’ve felt truly gripped by Doctor Who. Steven Moffat’s increasingly absurd plot lines and the absence of David Tennant (sob) caused me to fall out of love with …

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Edinburgh Review: Cutting off Kate Bush, Gilded Balloon Teviot by Louise Jones

Lucy Benson-Brown has created a truly engaging piece for her first solo show at the Fringe. Cutting off Kate Bush tells the story of 27 year old Cathy who finds herself forming a strong bond…

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Blog: The graduate and the big bad stage… by Louise Jones

Graduating is a funny time of one’s life, and rightly so: it is the end of an era after all. Receiving results, followed by results drinks, results parties, graduating students’ self-ind…

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