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"Just give them genuine
wonders and nothing else
No cons. No peep shows.
No gaffs. No novelty acts.
Just marvels."

At the fag-end of freak shows' popularity, science and religion have conspired to make peeping shameful. The audience have turned against them so Riley needs to find a new tale to tell. There's no money in the coffers and they've had to eat the horse. Only the merm
Paperback, 79 pages
Published 2011 by Nick Hern Books
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Aug 07, 2011 Ceilidh rated it really liked it
(This is my review for the production of the play I saw, but I also read the text afterwards.)

Dominic Hill's final piece as artistic director of the Traverse theatre comes as something of a nostalgic turn for me. Hill, whilst in charge of the Dundee Rep, directed the very first proper play I ever saw, 2007's bizarre and utterly chaotic production of "Peer Gynt." While Lynda Radley's 2nd play "Futureproof" has some of that bizarre content, it's a much more controlled piece rooted in the base hum
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