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101 Dalmatians – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Debbie Isitt from the book by Dodie Smith Director: Tessa Walker Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Although Dodie Smith was already a successful playwright and novelist, it was probably the Disney adaptation of her 1956 children’s novel, The Hundred and One Dalmatians that brought her work to the wider public eye. The story of the evil Cruella de Vil stealing Dalmatian ...

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The Snow Queen – New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Writer: Hans Christian Anderson Adaptor &Director: Theresa Heskins Reviewer: Carol Lovatt The Snow Queen is a fitting offering from the New Vic as the festive season begins to bite.  It is a play that encapsulates the iciness of the temperatures outside but within is the warmth of a story based on hope. The Snow Queen was written by Hans Christian ...

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Captain Morgan 1: The Sands of Time – The Lowry, Salford

Tap Tap Theatre presents Captain Morgan and the Sands of Time

Writer/Director: Ben Behrens Music: Dave Ridley Reviewer: Jo Beggs Meet the brave Captain Morgan and his motley crew, as we follow him on a perilous sea voyage, as he fights for his life on a train hurtling across the old west, and outwits a six-eyed creature hidden deep in a cave. Tap Tap Theatre create a whole host of grotesque ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Lord of the Flies – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writer: William Golding Adaptation &Direction: Mathew Bourne &Scott Ambler Music: Terry Davies Designer: Lez Brotherston Lighting Design: Chris Davey Sound Design: Paul Groothuis Reviewer: Lesley J. Russell Costume rails, stage lights, on a deserted island? No, a deserted theatre. Lez Brotherston’s design takes William Golding’s turbulent tale and transforms it to modern day in this unique dance version. No speech, ...

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NEWS: Casting announced for Bourne’s Lord of the Flies

New Adventures and Re:Bourne are delighted to announce casting for the forthcoming national tour of a thrilling new large-scale dance spectacular production of LORD OF THE FLIES, choreographed by Olivier nominated Scott Ambler, adapted and directed by Matthew Bourne and Scott Ambler, based on the classic novel by William Golding. LORD OF THE FLIES is a rare and distinctive collaboration ...

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