Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

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A Christmas Carol review – glorious musical version of Dickens’s festive treat
Charles Dickens takes to the stage and Ebenezer Scrooge is a woman with a moving backstory in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s adaptation

Arifa Akbar

12, Dec, 2022 @1:28 PM

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When the Long Trick’s Over review – drowning in grief
A woman sets out to swim the Channel in memory of her dead sister in a play that is imperfectly written but brilliantly staged

Anya Ryan

16, Feb, 2022 @6:00 PM

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The week in theatre: The Magician’s Elephant, Mum, ’Night Mother
The RSC’s Christmas spectacular lacks a little magic touch, while two maternally themed plays offer very different takes on women’s lives

Susannah Clapp

07, Nov, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Mum review – Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s unnerving look at motherhood
This play daringly switches tone as it follows three mothers and explores exhaustion, panic and feelings of inadequacy

Mark Lawson

27, Oct, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Terrifying Women: the trio of ‘horror fiends’ embracing stage fright
A new female-led festival aims to challenge the sexist tropes and subvert the narratives of scary theatre

Arifa Akbar

19, Oct, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Typical Girls review – prison punks are too polite
Clean Break theatre company and the Crucible join forces in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s worthwhile if underpowered play featuring the music of the Slits

Clare Brennan

03, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Typical Girls review – a blast of punky gig-theatre fuelled by the Slits
A group of female prisoners come together for a concert in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s energetic and joyful play

Nick Ahad

29, Sep, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Rebellion and redemption: how the Slits gave a voice to female prisoners
Playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm on how the groundbreaking female punk band helped her tell the story of women suffocating in the prison system

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

19, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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New play Mum aims to make theatre industry more parent-friendly
Flexibility and childcare are ‘part of the conversation’ for the team behind Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s psychological drama about motherhood

Chris Wiegand

13, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Motherhood Project review – difficult choices, disparate voices
This set of 15 monologues – from writers including Lemn Sissay, Jodi Gray and Juno Dawson – is heartfelt but feels underpowered

Arifa Akbar

19, Apr, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Theatre and #MeToo: 'There's a new anger in women's stories'
The Weinstein scandal has inspired several new plays ranging from sharp satire to crass comedy. As the mogul heads to trial, we gauge theatre’s response

Arifa Akbar

27, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Male and female writers’ media coverage reveals ‘marked bias’
The Emilia Report, named after England’s first published female poet, analysed the fortunes of writers of opposite sexes in the same market areas

Alison Flood

18, Mar, 2019 @6:01 AM

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