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Vice Versa – Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Two men either side of a woman in Roman costume

Writer: Phil Porter Director: Janice Honeyman Reviewer:  James Garrington Loud-mouth General Braggadocio is convinced that he is one of the most popular men in Rome – especially with the women. His three servants – Feclus, Omnivorous and Dexter – all hate and despise him. Braggadocio has kidnapped Voluptua, Dexter’s former mistress, and is keeping her as a concubine but she ...

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A Mad World My Masters – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Thomas Middleton Musical Director: Candida Caldicot Director: Sean Foley Designer: Alice Power Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent It's always a pleasure when the English Touring Theatre comes to town and their latest production of Thomas Middleton's A Mad World my Masters only furthers the company's growing reputation. Set in 1950's Soho director Sean Foley has found an appropriate home for this ...

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A Mad World, My Masters – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Thomas Middleton (adapted by Sean Foley and Phil Porter) Director: Sean Foley Reviewer: Niall Harman Thomas Middleton’s city comedy A Mad World, My Masters was first performed in 1605 but has since been rarely performed. This production, a collaboration between English Touring Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, dramatically uproots the play from its Jacobean setting. Adapted by Sean ...

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