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Larkin with Women – Esk Valley Theatre, Glaisdale

Writer: Ben Brown Director: Mark Stratton Producer: Sheila Carter Set/Lighting: Graham Kirk Costumes: Christine Wall Reviewer: Ron Simpson As well as being (according to at least one poll) the most popular English poet of his generation, Philip Larkin was an enigmatic and somewhat controversial figure. His poetry suggested that his was a withdrawn existence, sexually deprived, terrified of death. After ...

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Living Quarters – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Brian Friel Director: Andrew Hilton Reviewer: Claire Hayes In this new production of Living Quarters, Andrew Hilton dusts off the play he first directed back in 1991 to reimagine a much-overlooked piece by one of our most significant living writers. Yet, being revived as an echo from the past feels particularly appropriate for Brian Friel’s 1977 work, dwelling as ...

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Unforgettable – Derby Guildhall

Writer: Tim Elgood Director: Theresa Keogh Reviewer: Dave Smith Philip Larkin’s celebrated observation about the unintended impact our parents can have on us (“They f*ck you up, your mum and dad”) is here amply illustrated by Tim Elgood’s bittersweet comedy about siblings, growing up and the demands of dealing with a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s. Jed and Rosie were ...

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