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The Killing of Sister George – London Theatre Workshop

Writer: Frank Marcus Director: Scott Le Crass Reviewer:Andy Moseley   Unfulfilled promise. Two words that best describe Artful Theatre’s revival of Frank Marcus’ play. A journey to the ‘behind-the-scenes’ world of the BBC in the 1960s where a popular radio soap character is about to be sacrificed, either to save the ratings or because there is something unpleasant in her ...

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Lovett and Todd – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Dave Spencer Composer: Jo Turner Director: Dave Spencer Reviewer: Stephen Bates Now here’s a good idea - a new musical take on the legend of Sweeney Todd. Good, except that the great Stephen Sondheim got there first and his 1979 version has had three different productions in London in the last year alone. First thoughts are that the creators ...

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Four by Tenn – Drayton Theatre, London

Writer: Tennessee Williams Directors: Brandon Force, Ray Rackham, Sarah Shelton Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Even when the author is as great a writer as Tennessee Williams, one-act plays and early drafts are more likely to be curiosities for devotees rather than works of intrinsic theatrical merit. This production by the London Theatre Workshop convincingly disproves that assumption: here are four short ...

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