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Interview with Julie McNamara

An interview with Julie McNamara by Laura Enfield about the genesis of The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence was published by East London Guardian news, 24 September 2015. Click on the image to enlarge it.    

Review by Colin Hambrook

Colin Hambrook, Chief Editor at Disability Arts Online, came to see The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence on 23 September 2015 at the Pleasance Theatre, London. This is what he said: Vital Xposure sets out to produce cutting edge theatre that celebrates hidden voices with extraordinary stories to tell. In doing so ‘The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence’ follows […]

Four star review for The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

This short, gripping, engrossing play is all about trying to speak out and being silenced. by Adrian Pulle Reviewer’s Rating   4.0 (four stars) We come in to the theatre to the sounds of old recordings of popular songs such as ‘Daisy Bell’ and ‘”Oh! It’s a Lovely War’ (which introduces the WW1 background and nods […]

Press release for The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

Vital Xposure presents The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence A new play by award-winning theatre artist Julie McNamara directed by Paulette Randall MBE explores the remarkable stories of the silenced First World War correspondent Dorothy Lawrence UK tour September – October 2015 London, Wolverhampton, Ipswich, Salisbury, South Shields It’s 1915. England is at war. Journalist Dorothy Lawrence aims […]

Cast announced for the Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence

Penelope Freeman leads the cast of the new play by Julie McNamara directed by Paulette Randall. Freeman plays the title role. Her previous collaboration with Randall and McNamara was on the set of The Knitting Circle in 2011 and 2013. She has worked extensively in theatre and TV. Theatre credits include seasons with The Royal Shakespeare Company, Birmingham Rep and Stoke […]