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Bring Up The Bodies – Aldwych Theatre, London

Writers: Hilary Mantel, Mike Poulton Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Sequels are tricky things to get right. Whether we're talking books, films, plays or event the difficult second album. Hilary Mantel clearly struck a winning formula when writing Bring Up The Bodies, winning a Booker prize to add to the one already on the shelf from Wolf Hall. Adapted, ...

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Wolf Hall – Aldwych Theatre, London

Writers: Hilary Mantel, Mike Poulton Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Up the street from the Aldwych theatre, in Covent Garden, there's often a street performer dressed as, and acting like, Charlie Chaplin. He's good too, funny and sweet like the character in The Tramp. He has a bamboo cane and everything. However, given the historical weight of Chaplin and ...

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The Situation Room – The Lowry, Salford

Directors: James Blakey / Tom Mansfield Reviewer: Poppy Helm [Rating:4] For any fan of innovative theatre, The Situation Room has an alluring premise: in a 'secret location' down a quiet Salford street, an empty building has been transformed into a cabinet room where the audience are empowered to make decisions that will change the face of history. Developed in collaboration ...

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