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Flare Path – Exeter Northcott Theatre

Writer: Terence Rattigan Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Christy Ku Set in World War Two, Patricia (Olivia Hallinan) is a former actress and wife of RAF pilot Teddy (Alastair Whatley). When her former flame and Hollywood icon Peter Kyle (Leon Ockenden) arrives and her husband is called on a dangerous mission over Germany, their seemingly perfect marriage is tested to the ...

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night – Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Eugene O’Neill Director: Tony Cownie Reviewer: Amy Taylor A fractured family, living ghosts and themes of addiction and grief lie at the still beating heart of Eugene O’Neill’s semi-autobiographical play, Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Directed by Tony Cownie, this revival of a classic piece of American drama brings new life to the Lyceum’s stage for the New Year ...

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Crime and Punishment – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Fyodor Dostoyevsky Adaptor: Chris Hannan Director: Dominic Hill Reviewer: David Noble [rating:4.5] “Indescribable grief is indescribable love”, the epiphanic valediction of our (anti) hero Raskolnikov, is the fitting end to Chris Hannan’s excellent adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment. This story, or even ‘crime thriller’, is so beset by confusion and conflicting argument that it seems only logical that ...

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Crime and Punishment – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Crime and Punishment – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow Director: Dominic Hill Writer: Chris Hannan Reviewer: Amy Taylor [rating:4] Poverty, pride and sanity form the basis of Dominic Hill’s Crime and Punishment, a new adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s acclaimed novel of the same name. A co-production between the Citizens Theatre, the Royal Lyceum Theatre and the Liverpool Playhouse, this piece resurrects Dostoyevsky’s ...

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