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Fanta Orange (****)

READ THE ORIGINAL REVIEW ON FRINGEREVIEW! LOWDOWN Sally Woodcock’s debut piece is a striking piece about the state of modern Africa, told through a crisp, witty love triangle. Crossing racial and ethical boundaries, it flirts with political incorrectness while indulging all manner of casual assumptions about what it means to be African and live in … Continue reading

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The Provoked Wife (****)

READ THE ORIGINAL REVIEW ON FRINGEREVIEW! LOWDOWN Among Restoration comedies, The Provoked Wife‘s notoriety is often attributed to its difficult subject matter: in the 1700s, women were expected to be virtuous and honourable, while men could do, within reason, whatever they pleased – how then do we judge a ‘provoked’ woman, unhappily married, engaging in … Continue reading

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Anthony and Cleopatra (***)

READ THE ORIGINAL REVIEW ON FRINGEREVIEW! LOW DOWN The Rose Theatre, archaeological dig site and theatre venue all in one, has become well known for showing simplified and close productions of classic Shakespeare texts, and this is another such show – although Anthony and Cleopatra doesn’t quite survive the transition into this intimate space. While … Continue reading