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A Passage to India – Park Theatre, London

Writer: E.M Forster Adaptor: Simon Dormandy Director: Sebastian Armesto and Simon Dormandy Reviewer: Maryam Philpott “One cannot be friends with the English”, and the examination of this warning that runs through E. M. Forster’s celebrated novel A Passage to India which presages the fight for Indian independence in the year’s leading up to the First World War. There is no ...

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A Passage To India – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer:  E.M. Forster Adaptor:  Simon Dormandy Directors: Sebastian Armesto & Simon Dormandy Reviewer: Daryl Holden A Passage To India tries to accomplish a lot in its run time. Set in India under British occupation before the First World War, it covers topics such as racism, acceptance, love, loss, false accusations, death, togetherness and prejudice to name but a few. Therefore, ...

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Don’t Sleep There are Snakes – Park Theatre, London

Don't Sleep There Are Snakes at The Park Theatre, London

  Writer: Sebastian Armesto, Dudley Hinton and simple8 Director: Sebastian Armesto, Hannah Emanuel, Dudley Hinton Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Imagine you’ve been living in the Amazonian jungle for some time observing an undiscovered tribe; they’ve shared their culture with you, begun to teach you their language and you’re beginning to feel as though you belong. Then one night after a local ...

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Moby Dick – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Herman Melville, adapted by Sebastian Armesto Director: Sebastian Armesto Reviewer: Lizzie Kirkwood [rating:4] Herman Melville’s 1851 novel ‘Moby-Dick’ is an epic tale of revenge and obsession. Ishmael, a sailor who wants to experience life aboard a whaling ship, embarks on a voyage aboard the Pequod. The ship is commanded by the vengeful Captain Ahab in pursuit of Moby-Dick, a ...

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