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Darknet – Southwark Playhouse, London

Darknet - Southwark Playhouse

Writer: Rose Lewenstein Director: Russell Bender Reviewer: Fergus Morgan In an era when hackers have ransacked Sony and TalkTalk for everything they have, when the grinning face of Anonymous seems to claim responsibility for cyber attacks on a daily basis, when 11 million documents are leaked from Mossac Fonseca in the biggest data breach in history, and when Amazon tells ...

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The Absence of War – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: David Hare Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Claire Hayes David Hare’s forensic examination of the recurring electoral misfortunes of the Labour Party, loosely based on events surrounding the 1992 election, ends its 2015 tour with an election week stopover in Bath. Originally staged back in 1993, The Absence of War follows the fortunes of George Jones, a man who has ...

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Absence of War – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: David Hare Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The 2015 election is looming and Glasgow's Citizens Theatre is celebrating the occasion with a razor sharp political drama which gives us a little insight into what may be gong in behind closed doors. Premiered in 1993 by the National Theatre, Absence of War mirrors in all but names the internal ...

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The Absence Of War – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: David Hare Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Clare Howdon   David Hare’s The Absence of War has been resurrected over two decades since its creation and marks the first collaboration between Headlong, Sheffield theatres and Rose Theatre, Kingston. It is also obviously no coincidence that it is touring merely months before one of the UK’s most unpredictable general elections in ...

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The Absence of War – Bristol Old Vic, Bristol

Writer: David Hare Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Claire Hayes In this election year 2015, many of the themes of David Hare’s The Absence of War are so contemporary, it’s hard to believe this play originally premiered in 1993. A man who has risen to the top of the Labour Party sacrifices the authentic voice which got him there, in order ...

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Tonight at 8.30 – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Noël Coward Director: Blanche McIntyre Reviewer: Michael Hootman English Touring Theatre has revived a series of nine one-act plays by Noël Coward which have not been performed in the UK since 1936. The three plays performed on this opening night seem to be, whether intentional or not, a triptych about the class system. It's certainly a fascinating evening which ...

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The Hotel Plays – Langham Hotel, London

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Anthony Banks, James Hillier, Jonathan Humphreys Reviewer: Ian Foster A soldier on leave, a lover in the cupboard, an actress in her dotage; newlyweds, mistresses, hucksters; satin pyjamas, warm croissants, endless liquor. Such is the stuff of many a hotel and in the plush surroundings of the Langham, London, all of the above and more can ...

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The Seagull – The Derby Theatre

Writer: Anton Chekhov, adapted by John Donnelly Director: Blanche McIntyre Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:3.5] Anton Chekhov wrote The Seagull in 1895, and the first performance in 1896 became known as a famous failure, being performed in front of an extremely hostile audience. Chekhov is said to have lost his nerve and spent the latter part of the play in hiding, ...

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