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A Streetcar Named Desire – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

man , woman nurse

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Michael Emans Reviewer:  Tom Ralph A Streetcar Named Desire is a play that defies any attempts to move it to a different location or time. Set in New Orleans at the tail end of the 1940s, the clash between the cultures and identities of its two main characters drew on so much of America, and its immediate ...

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Made In India – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Ulrika Krishnamurti as Aditi in Made in India

Writer: Satinder Chohan Director: Katie Posner Reviewer:  Nicole Evans Made In India. A phrase we see on our clothing, our toys, our tea; so why not our babies? Setting out to explore the rights and wrongs of foreign surrogacy arrangements in India, Made In India asks this very question and portrays the story of three women; Eva, the child-seeking westerner, Dr ...

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The Beau Defeated – The Rose Playhouse, London

Writer: Mary Pix Director: Natasha Rickman Reviewer: Jon Wainwright This is the first of the six staged readings of Restoration plays that make up the Salon Season at the Rose Playhouse, which is a rare and welcome chance to see the work of six women playwrights over a period of two weeks. If the other five are as good as ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – New Theatre, Oxford

Writer: Simon Stephens, based on the book by Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer It’s not every day you walk into the theatre and see a dog centre stage, fatally wounded with a pitchfork, but so begins this extraordinary story of 15 year old Christopher Boone (Joshua Jenkins) who has, as he likes to describe it, ‘behavioural difficulties’, ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Curve, Leicester

Writer: Simon Stephens from the book by Mark Haddon Director Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Farhana Shaikh The National Theatre’s award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a super hit at Curve Leicester on opening night. The set design is nothing but short of genius. Curve’s main stage is stripped right back to reveal a huge ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Alhambra, Bradford

Writer: Simon Stephens Music: Adrian Sutton Director: Marianne Elliot Movement Directors: Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett Reviewer: Sue Collier An audience of mainly young people attend the opening night of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Bradford Alhambra. This play is based on Mark Haddon’s book of the same name which has become a set text ...

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