Month: November 2016

Theatre Review: Blood Brothers at The Orchard Theatre

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If this was a Hollywood story, there would be a happy ending. You know, like The Parent Trap. But this isn’t Hollywood, it’s Willy Russell, and you’ll find no happy-ever-after here. Blood Brothers isn’t just heart-wrenchingly brilliant, it’s rip your heart out through your throat, stamp on it multiple times and then throw it under…

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Review: Black Dog at Revelation, Ashford by Anna Morell (5 stars)

Black Dog, Revelation, Ashford

14-18 NOW is a centenary arts commissioning body, the goal of which is to reconnect people with the First World War. As such, it commissioned acclaimed illustrator Dave McKean to produce a performance. His response was Black Dog, a graphic novel reimagining the life and works of war painter Paul Nash as a chronology-hopping dreamscape….

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