Tag Archives: Bristol Old Vic

And Then Come the Nightjars

Bea Roberts’ award winning play And The Come the Nightjars is an incredible, but delicate piece of theatre set during the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in rural Devon. It centres on two characters; a dairy farmer and a … Continue reading

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Pink Mist

Pink Mist is full of raw emotion, yet is an inherently real tale about the effects of war on people; as individuals, and as people in relationships and society. The play, written by Owen Sheers, follows the story of three … Continue reading

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What Happens to Hope at the End of the Evening

What happens to Hope at the End of the Evening explores a friendship between two middle-aged men, and how society treats those who don’t conform. The two friends; Tim and Andy have grown apart. One has followed a more ‘accepted’ … Continue reading

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Mass by Amy Mason

Amy Mason created her own religion, and tonight I attended her Mass. Not some weird kind of cult, but something based loosely on her ideals of religion from growing up in a catholic family, and it was beautiful yet so … Continue reading

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Theatre Uncut 2014

Theatre Uncut 2014 is a diverse mix of 5 plays, each of which attempt to make a comment on today’s political climate. Seeing 5 short and very intense plays back to back in this way is like standing on a … Continue reading

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The Window

The Bristol Old Vic Fermenters have done it again. A quietly magnificent piece of theatre. The Window, a one woman play written by Silva Semerciyan, was performed by Charlotte Melia. ┬áThe action centres around Melia’s character moving from a market … Continue reading

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Echo Beach

The final piece I am able to see from this years Mayfest line up is titled Echo Beach and is devised and performed by Hannah Sullivan. It is predominantly a dance piece but has moments of monologue also. Sullivan creates … Continue reading

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