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    Co-directing Alone

    Kathy Burke will co-direct, and take on tour, a new play by Sally Abbott with Scott Graham, as part of the 25th anniversary of the Frantic Assembly theatre company. The world premiere of I Think We Are Alone will run from February 3, 2020 to May 16, visiting 11 theatres across the UK including the Theatre Royal Stratford East, the Lowry in Salford, Nuffield Southampton, Bristol Old Vic, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud and Leicester Curve. The company’s website describes it as “a delicate and uplifting play about our fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.” As for the story… Two sisters are estranged and bicker over…

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    Happy anniversary

    Kathy is touring the country with her direction of Brendan Behan’s The Quare Fellow. Starting at the Liverpool Playhouse on 12 February and ending at the Tricycle Theatre in London on 8 May, it is a 50th anniversary production of Behan’s classic comedy-drama. Set in an Irish prison, the play follows the inmates, wardens and the quare fellow as his hour approaches. Performed by the Oxford Stage Company, it is the first time in 20 years that this masterpiece has been on the stage. Full details below. Click on the theatre website for more details and to buy tickets online: 12-21 Feb Liverpool Playhouse 0151 709 4776 www.everymanplayhouse.com 24-28 Feb Oldham Coliseum 0161…