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The Ladykillers – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Graham Linehan Director: Peter Rowe Reviewer: Paul Couch While the original Ealing comedy upon which it’s based was produced in 1955, a passing reference to the start of the Suez Crisis places Peter Rowe’s production of Graham Linehan’s 2011 adaptation of The Ladykillers a year later than that in 1956. Mrs Wilberforce, an elderly and eccentric widow, lives alone in ...

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Romeo & Juliet – Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway, New Forest

Director: Mark Burman Writer: William Shakespeare Reviewer: James Martin [Rating:3]   Exbury Gardens played host to Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet on a pleasant Saturday evening in the New Forest. Chapterhouse put on another fine event with a beautifully serene location providing the backdrop for a simple set and a small cast. It started in the dimming light of dusk ...

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