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Paines plough

Paines Plough are the theatre company dedicated to showcasing new writing. Since forming they have produced 130 productions and have toured far and wide across the country. Their latest show Lungs by Duncan MacMillian sees a couple running out of time to have the child they’ve always wanted as the world begins to breakdown around them – a truly tragic, modern love story.

The play is being performed at the company’s award winning pop-up venue the Roundabout at the Southbank Centre. The performance has already received 4 and 5 star reviews – so don’t miss out!

To be in with a chance to win simply answer the question below. Good luck!

When did Paines Plough first form?

A) 1974

B) 1999

C) 2000

Email your answer, contact number and address to theatrefullstop@gmail.com. Competition closes on 1st July.Lungs is currently showing at the Southbank Centre until Saturday 18th July.  For more information on the production, visit here…

For the Theatrefullstop review, visit here…

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Lungs at the Roundabout Southbank Centre

Lungs is one of the four new plays being shown at the Roundabout by Paines Plough Theatre Company. Duncan MacMillan presents us with a touching and matter-of-fact debate on the matter of having children. This is portrayed through the journey of a young conscientious couple who stumble upon the question: should we have a baby?


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The Initiate @ The Roundabout Southbank Centre

Paines Plough comes up with a delightful pop-up theatre concept that is meant to go around the country taking theatre to the people. I applaud such an idea especially as it aims to divulge new writing and I welcome the fresh thoughts that many new playwrights are bringing to the landscape of theatre. Without them, theatre would not be moving forward and we would be living on old stories that are on repeat.


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Hopelessly Devoted @ Tricycle Theatre Review

The power of friendships are that they can form in the most unlikeliest of places. Drawn together by a common experience, bonds can easily be established and made stronger by the sharing of similar interests. With the prospect of serving a life long prison sentence, it may very well be a case of keeping your friends close, and your enemies even closer in a system driven by fear hierarchy and rehabilitation…

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© Richard Davenport

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