AmeliaForsbrook

CARDIFF IDENTITY FESTIVAL | REVIEW

Undeb’s latest project shows us that an identity in Cardiff is one worth having.

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MISS JULIE | THEATRE REVIEW

MISS JULIE | THEATRE REVIEW

A balance between the old and the new makes this Living Pictures Production a hit.

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DANGEROUS LIAISONS | DANCE REVIEW

An ill-judged soundtrack and lewd choreography detract from this otherwise promising adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuse.

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THE WORLD’S WIFE | THEATRE PREVIEW

Linda Marlowe gains mastery over this near-impossible task in her latest solo show.

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THE CARETAKER | THEATRE PREVIEW

With the library-based Shelf Life being the latest offering from National Theatre Wales, this is certainly a month where silence and powerful pauses take over and, as every passionate theatre-goer knows, no playwright has ever given us the staged hiatus with quite so much gusto as Harold Pinter. In keeping with this, London Classic Theatre are […]

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MARK JENKINS | INTERVIEW

Before I met up with playwright Mark Jenkins to discuss his latest piece, I’d heard a lot of curious things about the work. For a start, it’s award-winning, humorous and involves a real-life male pregnancy scare. But, assured that the life of this Canton-based writer isn’t as scandalous as the misogynistic Swedish playwright on whom […]

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SHOOT/GET TREASURE/REPEAT | THEATRE PREVIEW

Moving Being Productions: Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Mon 1-Sat 6 Mar How can a group of actors who have never been directly involved with war represent this challenging concept to an audience as far from conflict as Cardiff? This is an issue that Moving Being Productions are currently taking to heart as they […]

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DIRTY PROTEST: OUT WITH THE OLD | THEATRE REVIEW

Dirty Protest: Out With The Old Cardiff Arts Institute, Cardiff. Thurs 18 Feb Although kept under wraps compared to CAI’s more recent high coverage events, Dirty Protest’s involvement in Cardiff since 2007 has gained the innovative Welsh company quite the following. This night in the Arts Institute certainly showed any new audience members why. As […]

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A KIND OF ALASKA | THEATRE PREVIEW

A Kind of Alaska Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Wed 10-Sat 13 Mar What does it mean to be in a catatonic sleep for most of your life? How does this affect your relationships with other people? Can a human identity continue unscathed after a hiatus longer than the sentence for murder? New company Be:spoken try […]