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The Anatomy of Melancholy – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Robert Burton Adaptor: Stan’s Café Director: James Yarker and the cast Reviewer: Jo Beggs “The show is long and full of content” advises the programme for The Anatomy of Melancholy, “Don’t worry if you find yourself drifting off and thinking of something else. This is natural – just enjoy those thoughts and when they end come back to the ...

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The Anatomy of Melancholy – Ovalhouse, London

Writer: Robert Burton Director: James Yarker Reviewer: Jon Wainwright [rating:4] As adaptations go, this is ambitious in at least two ways: to bring in nearly 1,500 pages of a Renaissance self-help manual at a shade under three hours, and to bring to life material that is both undramatic and, even on a charitable interpretation, largely cobblers. The evening is divided ...

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The Anatomy of Melancholy – The STUDIO, Birmingham REP

Writer: Robert Burton, adapted by Stan’s Cafe Directors: James Yarker, Gerard Bell, Rochi Rampal, Graeme Rose, Craig Stephens Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:3] The REP’s Bedlam festival, The Festival of Mad Ideas continues with local performance group, Stan’s Café, a group of artists from a number of disciplines working under the direction of James Yarker, with their adaptation of The Anatomy ...

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The Anatomy of Melancholy – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Writer: Robert Burton Director: James Yarker Reviewer: Nicole Evans [rating:4.5] The Anatomy of Melancholy is a 17th century self help book written by Robert Burton that consists of 1,424 pages of somewhat argumentative observations on the causes, symptoms and cures for melancholy. Primarily referred to as a medical text, the content ranges from Burton’s own observations, to a random collection ...

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Eat! – Birmingham Rep @ the Roundhouse

Writers: Devised by the cast; scripted by Rochi Rampal Music: Sheema Mukherjee Directors: Steve Johnstone and Frances Land Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] Birmingham Rep’s ongoing peregrination during its redevelopment to be part of the new Library of Birmingham continues. For Eat! in association with Black Country Touring, it descends upon the Roundhouse, to perform in a small courtyard and four ...

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