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“I Run, I Sing, I Swim, I Dive” – A Play

My new show “I Run, I Sing, I Swim, I Dive” premiered at this year’s International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival — the latest from theatre company Refractive Lens Theatre. It tells the true story of Eva Gore-Booth, a feminist, revolutionary, trade … Continue reading

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“Irreconcilable Differences” – A Play

After uploading the thank you video yesterday, figured it was time to finally get around to uploading the script for my most recent play, “Irreconcilable Differences”, which was performed at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. It was a fantastic experience – … Continue reading

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100-Word Review: “Young Adult”

This writer-of-Juno dramedy stars Charlize Theron as Mavis, a teen fiction author who returns to her home town to recapture her ex. What could have been a mess of Juno vs. Up In The Air (Jason Reitman directs) vs. Tall … Continue reading

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100-Word Review: “Black Mirror – The Entire History Of You”

The first two episodes too often placed concept over character, but “The Entire History Of You” is a pitch perfect rendering of a world where every memory is stored and replayed ad nauseum. Told through the eyes of an increasingly … Continue reading

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100-Word Review: “Black Mirror – 15 Million Merits”

The first ep strayed into soapboxery, the second’s planted itself there. Granted, the story of a future where people spend their lives building points to enter reality competitions is going to be somewhat alien. But as protagonist Bing stood in … Continue reading

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100-Word Review: “Black Mirror – The National Anthem”

A punchline, really. Terrorists kidnap the fictional Princess Susannah (the “Facebook Princess”) and vow to execute her unless the Prime Minister fucks a pig on television. But the opener of Black Mirror – Charlie Brooker’s three-part commentary on technology – … Continue reading

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100-Word Review: “The Arbor”

A gem my housemate at Spooool stumbled upon, The Arbor unravels the working class English life and death of Andrea Dunbar. Dunbar’s rise to something of a kitchen sink troubadour for a lost generation – and her subsequent fall into … Continue reading

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