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The Father – Oldham Coliseum

Writers:  Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton Director: Kevin Shaw Reviewer: Richard Hall The Coliseum’s final in-house production of the spring/summer 2017 season is a bold and innovative choice for this venue. The Father, by French novelist and playwright Florian Zeller, is a powerful, dark, tragic comedy about the harrowing and devastating impact of dementia on one man and his family. ...

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Sleeping Beauty – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer: Kenneth Alan Taylor Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor Reviewer:Phil Lowe   In thirty-one years of Nottingham Playhouse presenting the annual pantomime this is only the second time that Sleeping Beauty has been performed. What a fabulous production! It sparkles with light and energy and humour and like the best Panto's should – it sends you home with a huge grin ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer and Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor Reviewer: Phil Lowe This year marks two anniversaries for Nottingham Playhouse. Firstly, the 50th anniversary of the 'new' theatre building that opened on 11th December 1963 with a performance of Shakespeare's Coriolanus with a stellar cast including John Neville, Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Crawford. Since 1963 the iconic building has seen brilliant seasons ...

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My Space – 24:7 Theatre Festival, Manchester

Writer: Louise Monaghan Director: Louise Hill Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [rating:3.5] Leeroy, a young black man, has moved from London to the countryside. He encounters three people his age, Stacey, Clare and Trig, and they form an awkward friendship. After an ill-advised bit of teenage rebellion, the foursome end up serving a mild bit of community service in the garden of ...

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