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Review: Twilight Song

Review: Twilight Song

The premiere of Kevin Elyot’s final play, Twilight Song, in the 50th anniversary year of the decriminalisation of homosexuality, is a fitting tribute to a creator who writes honest and open queer theatre. And as such, it’s a bittersweet tale, effortlessly interweaving stories of past regrets and frustrated presents – Basil (Paul Higgins) and Isabelle (Bryony Hannah) unhappily married, all for show and propriety; Charles (Hugh Ross) and Harry (Philip Bretherton) clearly with hidden feelings for each other but remaining apart, again for the sake of what is proper. It’s 1961 you see – no one is allowed to be gay, to have abortions, to be true to themselves.

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Exeunt Review: Finders Keepers

Exeunt Review: Finders Keepers

Originally published by Exeunt


The colour is brighter, the sounds louder and the physical acting bolder in this family-friendly show that appeals to deaf and hearing audiences alike. Finders Keepers is a biblically-inspired story with a modern update – Mr Pharaoh (Clare-Louise English) and Daughter (Jo Sargeant) have their simple lives interrupted when a baby is abandoned on their doorstep. Except the baby is a puppet. And no-one speaks. And the house is a bit of a dump (literally).

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