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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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Twelfth Night – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Sean Holmes Reviewer: R.G. Balgray The alternative title to Twelfth Night says it all: What You Will sounds like the bard washing his hands of it; leaving it to an audience to come to their own view. If that sounds a bit flaky (after all, some older citizens came across it in the classroom), what it ...

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Twelfth Night – Filter at the Park Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Sean Holmes Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:3.5] Filter are nothing if not inventive. They have been purveying their particular irreverent theatricality for some time now and this production first conceived in 2007 fits the new-ish Park Theatre like a glove. Shakespeare's play, too, lends itself to being stripped down despite its complexity and the company has tremendous ...

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