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The Provoked Wife – Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

Writer: John Vanbrugh Director: Phillip Breen Reviewer: James Garrington Lady Brute is bored. She married in haste and her husband has turned out to be a tedious drunk who’d rather spend time with his friends than with her. So, helped by her niece Bellinda, she decides to spice up her love life by having a dalliance with a younger man ...

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Dessert – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Oliver Cotton Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty We’re reeling through a tough and tense socio-economic period now where there’s anger, desperate misunderstanding and snake-oil being peddled as medicine for the country’s woes. That anger exists on all sides of a class and political spectrum. It’s fuelling some incredible educational, political and journalistic work – and its creative expression ...

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The Wars of the Roses – Rose Theatre, Kingston

Writers: Adapted from Shakespeare by John Barton in collaboration with Peter Hall Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Alex Ramon     “Shakespeare’s Game of Thrones: The Ground-Breaking Trilogy” trumpets the publicity for Trevor Nunn’s production of The Wars of the Roses, John Barton and Peter Hall’s seminal 1963 RSC adaptation of Shakespeare’s first historical tetralogy, which telescopes Henry VI Parts 1—3 ...

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Playhouse Creatures – Theatre on the Fly, Chichester

Writer: April De Angelis Director: Michael Oakley Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5]   The pop-up space created on the grounds of Chichester Festival Theatre to help celebrate its 50th anniversary is a curious thing, Named Theatre on the Fly and constructed solely from recycled material, its rough edges and unreserved bench seating speaks of its temporary nature but the introduction of ...

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