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4* REVIEW of 'Turning to the Camera' by Edinburgh Spotlight

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Julia Rounthwaite in 'Measure for Measure' 2001

December 2011

Keith D, 'Edinburgh Spotlight' ****

Ian Sexon is superb as the paparazzo, exuding just the right amount of sleaze and questionable morals without verging on caricature. Adam Tomkins has a similar commanding presence to Liam Brennan and shows his versatility with roles as diverse as a threatening gunman and an eccentric professor. Adrienne Zitt brings an effortless touch of female strength to her walk-on parts, helping to counter Thompson’s male bravado. Lewis Hart breathes life into the piece’s most intriguing character: a Welsh Muslim extremist. He injects Bilaal with an intelligence and vulnerability which transforms him into one of the play’s most sympathetic – and morally true – characters. As a snapshot of what Siege Perilous are capable of, it comes highly recommended. (read the full review)

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