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Monty Leigh

Monty Leigh

Monty Leigh, contributing writer

Monty Leigh is a freelance theatre director. She is the founder and curator of @sharp_scratches -a monthly new writing night. Monty has recently been working as an assistant director on "Screwed" by Kathryn O'Reilly playing at Theatre 503. She has a particular flair for movement work and is praised for her attention to detail.

Barber Shop Chronicles
25 Jul
News
Monty Leigh

Ten things you should know about BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES at the Roundhouse

Barber Shop Chronicles

  1. The critically acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles is back after two sell out runs at the National Theatre, settling into the Roundhouse in Camden for a limited time.
  2. Barber Shop Chronicles is written by poet/playwright Inua Ellams and is pulsating with emotion, music and heart.

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Classified - Loosely Based Theatre Company
08 Mar
Reviews
Monty Leigh

Review: CLASSIFIED at the Tristan Bates Theatre

Classified - Loosely Based Theatre Company Loosely Based Theatre Company’s Classified, as part of the Working Class Stories season at the Actors’ Centre, is made up of three interlinking plays that comment on class - some set in an imagined future.

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Notre Dame de Paris
06 Jan
New Shows
Monty Leigh

Preview Report: NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS at the Palais des Congrès

Notre Dame de Paris 19 years after its first debut in London at the Dominion Theatre, French ‘smash it’ Notre Dame de Paris is returning to the London Coliseum for a short run this January. I was invited to watch the production before this run, in its original home - the epic venue Palais des Congrès de Paris.

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Flux
09 Nov
Reviews
Monty Leigh

Review: FLUX at Shoreditch Town Hall

Flux Smoking Apples Theatre shares their newest creation, Flux, with audiences at Shoreditch Town Hall. It is the first production from the devising theatre company that has a central female protagonist.

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Dust
26 Sep
Reviews
Monty Leigh

Review: DUST at Trafalgar Studios

Dust A clinical metal table, mirrors, a girl in wrapped bandages - ‘Fuck, I think this is the end.’ Dust, written and performed by the excellent Milly Thomas, is a one woman show about a girl called Alice who takes her own life. We meet her at the moment she ‘wakes up’ in her lonely afterlife and sees the chaos and pain she has left behind.

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