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Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright, contributing writer

Nicola has been working as an actress for over thirty years, and more recently co-produced her second feature film. She has had an extensive career in film, television and theatre and is excited to join the review team.

Briefs - Close Encounters
24 Jul
Reviews
Nicola Wright

Review: BRIEFS - CLOSE ENCOUNTERS at The Underbelly Festival

Briefs - Close Encounters The Underbelly Festival on the Southbank grows bigger and better each year, and this summer the extensive programme includes the award winning production of 'Briefs' returning this year with their brand new show 'Close Encounters'.

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And Here I am - Arcola Theatre
10 Jul
Reviews
Nicola Wright

Review: AND HERE I AM at The Arcola

And Here I am - Arcola Theatre The play is performed solely by Palestinian actor Ahmed Tobasi but thanks to the brilliant production team, sound by Max Pappenheim, lighting by Andy Purves, movement by Lanre Malaolu, set design, Sarah Beaton and directed by Zoe Lafferty this one man play makes you feel like you have been transported to the West Bank complete with its heat, dust, sand and gunfire and watched a large ensemble piece performing.

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Anatomy of a Suicide - Royal Court
13 Jun
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Nicola Wright

Review: ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE at the Royal Court

Anatomy of a Suicide - Royal Court Anatomy Of A Suicide is part of the Royal Court's Jerwood New Playwrights programme. The complex style in which the play is written by Alice Birch is skilfully directed by Katie Mitchell as it smoothly transitions between the lives of three women who remain on stage almost throughout the entire play.

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Matilda The Musical - London
06 Jun
Reviews
Nicola Wright

Review: A new MATILDA takes the stage at the Cambridge Theatre

Matilda The Musical - London When a little girl you have known since she was five is cast as Matilda you go along to one of her first performances with an open mind and ready to be entertained. I was not disappointed!

The new cast of children (one of four teams alternating performances) are superb and deserve the standing ovation they received. Emma Moore is one of four children cast as Matilda and her confidence and stage presence is extraordinary from one so young. Emma captivates the audience, just as Matilda enthrals the character of Mrs Phelps, the librarian, who she entertains with stories.

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