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Stags and Hens

Advantages: Superbly written, witty, funny, and yet thought-provoking
Disadvantages: If acted badly, is an insult to a superb piece

I haven't written for a short while now. My forays into the world of opinion writing are becoming less frequent, due to the inordinate amount of time spent at Uni (students have it easy? Yeah, right), and so, I want to do something that's going to leave a ...

spacemonkey 24.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Stags And Hens - Willy Russell

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Perfect mix of opposites.

Advantages: Funny, clever, ironic.
Disadvantages: Perhaps too localised.

This play is a clear Willy Russell work. The stereotypical Liverpudlians throughout bring the story to life whether reading it or watching it. The stage directions prove great detail as the set is completely imaginable in the reader's head and easy for a ...

dancaholic 01.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Stags And Hens - Willy Russell

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Willy does it again

Advantages: Funny upbeat marriage comedy
Disadvantages: dialect somtimes hard to understand

This is another prime example of Willy Russels scouse comedy genius. Its a tale of cold feet in 1970's Liverpool, Dave a working class bloke who's only escapes from the depressing dull life of working class liverpool is his ale and his footy. This p ...

bigjd57 13.01.2003 · Read full review
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Bounce me, shake me

Advantages: this play was mixed with bouncers
Disadvantages: none

...I went to see this play by some HND students at Birmingham theatre school. It was bouncers and shakers a remix which was bouncers and shakers together showing both sides of the story about a Friday night! The bouncer's story and how four hard men view t ...

d33_ 14.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Shakers (Re-Stirred) - John Godber

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shakin'

Advantages: good story and something nice to act out
Disadvantages: slightly confusing in character switches

its a simple script and a perfect opputunity to act out a rewrite of an old play. if your looking around for something to perform, this is it. there are many ways it can be done and not many actors required. this book has made me realise that there ar ...

ACRA 28.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Shakers (Re-Stirred) - John Godber

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