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Romeo and Juliet – The Holy Trinity Church, Guildford

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Charlotte Conquest Reviewer: Sophie Huggins Set within the four echoed, omniscient walls of Surrey’s largest Georgian church called the Holy Trinity, The Guildford Shakespeare Company play out Shakespeare’s most infamous and tragic love story: Romeo and Juliet. Featuring a cast of nine, this tenacious ensemble clearly and with commitment tell a story of rivalry; a bitter ...

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The Dresser – Chichester Festival Theatre

The Dresser

Writer: Ronald Harwood Director: Sean Foley Reviewer: Bill Avenell There is always a slightly guilty pleasure felt in laughing at a play which is based on a harrowing subject, but as well as being a first-rate production of a well-written play, The Dresser at Chichester is extremely amusing, partly because of Ronald Harwood’s tight script and partly because the players, ...

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Cabaret – The Lowry, Salford

Director: Rufus Norris Book: Joe Masteroff Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Reviewer: Helen Jones [rating:4] Kander and Ebb's tale of the hedonistic pre-second world war Berlin is known by many people simply for the iconic version of the title song by Liza Minelli. Thankfully there is far more to the musical than that and this production by Bill Kenwright ...

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