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MARK RAVENHILL

The week in theatre: Angela; The Band Plays On; Hear Me Out reviews – shopping and ducking

It is a long way from Shopping and F***ing.In 1996 Mark Ravenhill was celebrated and reviled for his rapid, urban scenes, one of which featured oral sex in Harvey Nicks.

theguardian.com ,  1m 0
The week in theatre: Angela; The Band Plays On; Hear Me Out reviews – shopping and ducking

Review: Angela - Pam Ferris and Toby Jones give performances that touch the soul

There's something about an audio drama that allows you to really get under the skin of the characters you’re listening to in a way that, sometimes, even a stage production fails to do.It’s the intimacy of story-telling unfettered by the physicality of the actors in the roles.

scotsman.com ,  1m 0
Review: Angela - Pam Ferris and Toby Jones give performances that touch the soul

★★★★ Review: Mark Ravenhill’s Angela, Sound Stage

Obituaries & ArchiveTraining & Drama SchoolsBroadway & InternationalActing & Performance “Tender and evocative” ReviewsMar 26, 2021Online The first instalment in Edinburgh Royal Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage audio series is an intimate letter of love and appreciation from Mark Ravenhill to his late mother To continue reading this article you must be

thestage.co.uk ,  1m 0
★★★★ Review: Mark Ravenhill’s Angela, Sound Stage

Angela, Sound Stage online review - tender and time-shifting

Mark Ravenhill’s new play is a fragmentary audio autobiography Does a subjective theatre piece encourage a subjective critical response?

theartsdesk.com ,  1m 0
Angela, Sound Stage online review - tender and time-shifting

Angela, Sound Stages online review – tender and time-shifting

Mark Ravenhill’s new play is a fragmentary audio autobiography Does a subjective theatre piece encourage a subjective critical response?

theartsdesk.com ,  1m 0
Angela, Sound Stages online review – tender and time-shifting

Review: Angela (Sound Stage, online)

Mark Ravenhill's play arrives in audio form When the playwright Mark Ravenhill was 50, he took up ballet for the first time.At more or less the same moment, his mother Angela, then 80, was vanishing deeper into dementia.

whatsonstage.com ,  1m 0
Review: Angela (Sound Stage, online)

Angela review – Mark Ravenhill's tale of dance and dementia

Anyone who has observed dementia at close quarters is likely to recognise the unspoken pain contained in Mark Ravenhill’s autobiographical audio drama about his late mother’s Alzheimer’s.

theguardian.com ,  1m 0
Angela review – Mark Ravenhill's tale of dance and dementia

I took up ballet aged 50 – just as I started losing my mum to dementia

The playwright has based his latest audio drama, Angela, on his real-life experiences of dance and bereavement Mick Jagger inspired playwright Mark Ravenhill to take up ballet Studying my 2016-17 diary now, the round of activity I embarked upon as I turned 50 looks decidedly manic.For a long time, I knew I would die before I got old.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1m 2
I took up ballet aged 50 – just as I started losing my mum to dementia

Whoopi Goldberg withdraws from Sister Act revival as show pushed to 2022

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thestage.co.uk ,  2m 0
Whoopi Goldberg withdraws from Sister Act revival as show pushed to 2022

Ian McKellen and Julie Walters join stars to call for visa-free touring

More on this topic Setting smart objectives will help see us through 2021 and beyondRapid testing is key to reopening theatres - Boris JohnsonElle While appointed artistic director of PentabusScottish committee members resign en masse amid Equity row Production News Pam Ferris and Toby Jones to star in new Mark Ravenhill radio playEmilia to be streamed throughout MarchGiles Terera to stream song cycle inspired by lockdownSouthwark Playhouse offers plays performed by Elders Company free online Recommended for

thestage.co.uk ,  2m 0
Ian McKellen and Julie Walters join stars to call for visa-free touring

"Harry Potter" Actors Pam Ferris and Toby Jones Cast in New Audio Play "Angela"

Harry Potter actors Pam Ferris, who played Aunt Marge, and Toby Jones, the voice of Dobby, have been cast in a new, autobiographical play that will be performed through an online experience. Over lockdown, dramatist Mark Ravenhill (famous for his adaptation of the Boy in the Dress) has penned an autobiographical play surrounding and named after his mother, Angela. She died in 2019 after a struggle with dementia and depression, as well as other challenges she faced throughout her life. The play cuts from an older

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Elle While appointed artistic director of Pentabus

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thestage.co.uk ,  2m 0
Elle While appointed artistic director of Pentabus

Scottish committee members resign en masse amid Equity row

More on this topic Scottish actors hit out at Lyceum-Pitlochry casting of new Ravenhill playYou can’t stop the beat: artists need to keep creating despite lockdownsThe Stephen Joseph Theatre in lockdown: 'The team is nimble – that’s helped us adapt and create'Northern Irish arts organisations receive £10.8m in rescue grants More about this organisation Equity receives 'hate mail and abuse' over redundancy process in ScotlandUnions warn MPs of arts workers’ exclusion from support schemesGovernment extends

thestage.co.uk ,  2m 0
Scottish committee members resign en masse amid Equity row

Rapid testing is key to reopening theatres

More on this topic Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire: 'People always say British theatre is the best. We must protect it'Elle While appointed artistic director of PentabusScottish committee members resign en masse amid Equity rowYou can’t stop the beat: artists need to keep creating despite lockdowns Production News Pam Ferris and Toby Jones to star in new Mark Ravenhill radio playEmilia to be streamed throughout MarchGiles Terera to stream song cycle inspired by lockdownSouthwark Playhouse offers plays performed

thestage.co.uk ,  2m 0
Rapid testing is key to reopening theatres

ABTT announces award in honour of Stephen Joseph centenary

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thestage.co.uk ,  2m 0
ABTT announces award in honour of Stephen Joseph centenary