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Little Eyolf – Almeida Theatre, London

Little Eyolf, Almeida Theatre

Writer: Henrik Ibsen Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Andy Moseley The third part of a trilogy is a notoriously difficult affair. There is not only the acclaim for part one to live up to, there is also thefulfilment of the promise in part two. Added to that is the feeling that part three is always the climax, the tying up of ...

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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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Pig Farm – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Greg Kotis Director: Katharine Farmer Reviewer:Andy Moseley   On the face of it, the visit of a Federal Government officer to a small American farm in order to ensure the annual pig count is correct, doesn’t sound like the sort of storyline that would translate into a play that could work on Broadway or in London. First impressions can ...

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Photograph 51 – Noel Coward Theatre, London

Writer: Anna Ziegler Director: Michael Grandage Reviewer:Andy Moseley   This is a frustrating play. It marks the West End return of one of Hollywood’s finest actors, and it tells the story of the greatest scientific discovery of the 20th century. There are deception, rivalries, stolen ideas, missed opportunities and personal and professional sacrifices made in the name of science and ...

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Parade – London Theatre Workshop, London

Music and Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown Book: Alfred Uhry Director: Jody Tranter Musical Director: Erika Gundesen Choreographer: Adam Scown Reviewer:Andy Moseley   While the West End seems to be taking an increasingly risk-averse approach to musicals after some high-profile failures, it’s a refreshing change to find a revival of a musical that does not fit the happy-go-lucky crowd pleaser mould ...

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Wendy Hoose – The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Writer: Johnny McKnight Director: Robert Softley Gale and Johnny McKnight Reviewer:Andy Moseley Two 20-year-olds meeting for the first time with the intention of having casual no-strings-attached sex, coupled with review quotes such as ‘Jaw-droppingly filthy’ and ‘Rude, ribald, hilariously off colour’, may leave many an Edinburgh Fringe-goer wondering if they’ve gone back to the 90s or ended up in the ...

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Chicken – Roundabout@Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Molly Davies Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer:Andy Moseley Take devolution, climate change and rising tides, add in over population of the capital, economic disparity caused by second homers and the resentment generated in the host communities, and then round the mix of with almost medieval folklore to remind people it was not always like this, and you have the recipe ...

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Tony’s Last Tape – Pleasance Forth, Edinburgh

Writer: Andy Barrett (based on the diaries of Tony Benn) Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Andy Moseley It’s interesting how death and the Fringe can change the way political heavyweights are perceived. While Margaret Thatcher is portrayed as a drag queen or camp diva, history and Edinburgh are being kinder to Tony Benn. Benn was loved by the left and despised ...

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