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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Space at Niddry St, Edinburgh

Writer: Dale Wasserman Director: Steven Green Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:2.5] Dale Wasserman’s play about inmates in an American mental institution has gained a massive cult following, no doubt even more so, since the film starring Jack Nicholson, so it is always going to be difficult in gaining a fresh outlook to the text and to its characters. Its extremely admirable ...

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Dale Wasserman from Ken Kesey’s novel Director: Rob Salmon Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5]   The saying goes that medical staff make the worst patients and, while the inmates in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest clearly have issues, there’s a question mark hanging over the sanity of the staff. While the patients actually enjoy a modicum of freedom, the ...

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