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The March on Russia – Orange Tree Theatre, London

Writer: David Storey Director: Alice Hamilton Reviewer: Richard Maguire Until this year, theatre reviewers had to exercise caution when it came to writing about David Storey plays. Reliable rumour has it that back in 1976 Storey slapped The Guardian’s Michael Billington around the head after he had written a particularly sniffy review of Storey’s new play. In fact, there’s very ...

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Talking Heads – Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Writer: Alan Bennett Director: Ben Occhipinti Reviewer: May Mellstrom Alan Bennett's series Talking Heads showcased the art of the monologue on television to great acclaim; here, three of those mini-masterpieces make the leap from screen to stage in the Octagon's quietly captivating production. The television format has its benefits, camera close-ups provide a window into each characters world that the ...

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Hedda Gabler – Royal & DerngateTheatre, Northampton

Director: Laurie Sansom Adapter: Andrew Upton (from the play by Henrik Ibsen) Reviewer: Sue Dixon [rating:4.5] Hedda Gabler, written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen in 1890, first opened in Germany in 1891 to negative reviews. Not so in Northampton in 2012. This was an amazing and hugely engaging performance. This interpretation of Hedda Gabler forms part of a trilogy of ...

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