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Here you’ll find reviews and features on theatre, concerts, albums, and anything else that’s even tenuously related. When I first started this blog I had intended on it being somewhere for me to have extended rants on the irritating things people did across London, but once I wrote my first piece (of who knows how many) about Sunny Afternoon it became apparent that there would be many more theatre posts to come…
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Section 2: “It holds a mirror up to society”
In a week’s time, Paper Creatures Theatre will take to the stage as part of The Bunker’s latest venture: Breaking Out. The season will see six companies perform pieces of new writing over the course of eight weeks. This is exactly the kind of arena for a company like Paper Creatures Theatre – they made their debut at last year’s Camden Fringe, working with Tom Hartwell to produce Flood, and have since been working with Peter Imms on his play Section 2. New writing for the millennial generation is their core focus, with the aim of dispelling the myth that our generation has nothing to offer and is simply a group of social media addicts; we have our own stories to tell and our own feelings to bare. Read more…