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The Life & Times of Fanny Hill – Bristol Old Vic, Bristol

Writer: John Cleland Adaptor: April de Angelis Director: Michael Oakley Reviewer: Claire Hayes You might think you know what to expect from The Life &Times of Fanny Hill, Lamplighter Theatre’s new adaptation of John Cleland’s notorious tale of a prostitute’s misadventures. The book is essentially an 18th century romp with a full variety of sexual escapades complete with bawdy jokes. ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 2nd February 2015

Kris Hallett looks at the best of the UK's theatre in this week's round-up which includes revivals of some modern classics, as well as some fresh new adaptations alongside a sprinkling of new productions. Harvey- Birmingham Rep Already announced to play in the West End, Mary Chase’s comedy about a man with a friendship with a six foot tall rabbit ...

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Relative Values -Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Writer: Noël Coward Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There seems to be a mini-revival of Noël Coward plays in the West End at the moment, after last year's Private Lives, the current run of Blithe Spirit and now this Theatre Royal Bath production of Coward's drawing-room comedy of social manners. Class and social equality - or the lack of ...

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INTERVIEW: Ten minutes with… Leigh Zimmerman

There are few entertainment platforms that American actress Leigh Zimmerman hasn’t taken on and conquered. Broadway and West End musical theatre, television drama and sitcoms, and movies have all made for a rich tapestry in Zimmerman’s career. Paul Couch spoke to her ahead of the opening of Trevor Nunn's production ofRelative Values at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Leigh, born in ...

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Oh What A Lovely War – Theatre Royal Stratford East, London

Writer: Joan Littlewood and Theatre Workshop Director: Terry Johnson Reviewer: Rob Cottingham The plot is history: nothing less than the First World War, and the build-up that led to it. The cast is decked out in ruffs and white suits of a seaside Pierrot show that was all the rage in Edwardian times. We are to witness (the MC tells ...

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NEWS: Relative Values transfers from Bath to West End

Following a sold out run at the Theatre Royal Bath, Sir Trevor Nunn’s acclaimed production of Noel Coward’s RELATIVE VALUES transfers to London’s Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited season, from Wednesday 19th March to Saturday 21st June 2014, with press night on Monday 14th April. The cast features Patricia Hodge as Felicity, Caroline Quentin as Moxie and making his ...

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Relative Values – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer : Noel Coward Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer : Steve Turner [Rating: 3]   Coward’s satire set in the early 1950s deals, as do so many of his works, with the clash between the classes. This time however the clash is not between the upper class and lower class but between the established order and the nouveau riche in the ...

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Relative Values – Theatre Royal Bath

Writer: Noel Coward Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Richard Loftus [rating:3] The question of class, in the opening dialogue of Noel Coward’s Relative Values, is reminiscent of headlines in 2010 regarding Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton. Trevor Nunn's production begins its run at Bath’s Theatre Royal a month before the Duke and Duchess’ first child is due - meanwhile in ...

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