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Lucy Kirkwood

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20–24 February 2024
Putney Arts Theatre

David Baddiel

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20–24 February 2024
Skipton Players

Jessica Swale

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20–24 February 2024
Belmont University, Tennessee

Steve Thompson

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Steven Canny & John Nicholson

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5–9 March 2024
Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

Tamara von Werthern

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7–9 March 2024
Doncaster Little Theatre

Amanda Whittington

Jack Thorne after Hirokazu Kore-eda