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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Anthony Neilson (based on the work of Lewis Carroll) Director: Anthony Neilson Reviewer: Dominic Corr After 165 years, Lewis Carroll’s masterstroke of literature, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, is still perhaps the single most influential piece of fantasy work in both British and global fantasy. Its utter absurdity located in character, setting and its departure from traditional storytelling, make it ...

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Alice in Wonderland – The Customs House, South Shields

Anne-Marie Owens & Stephen Sullivan in Alice in Wonderland

Writer: Ray Spencer and Graeme Thompson Director: Ray Spencer MBE Musical Director: David Bintley Designer: Paul Shriek, Matt Fox Choreographer: Jacqui West Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Lewis Carols Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Customs House are both celebrating 150 years this year, and it is wonderful that Ray Spencer and Graeme Thompson have written this highly original pantomime to mark ...

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Alice In Wonderland – The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

Writer: Lewis Carroll Adaptors: Robin Belfield andSimon Slater Director:Robin Belfield Composer:Simon Slater Reviewer: Mary Scriven After 150 years, Alice is still one of the most celebrated figures in children’s literature. It is widely recognized that the character was born during a boat trip that her creator, Lewis Carroll took with his neighbour’s three children, Alice, Lorina and Edith Liddell. Carroll ...

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Alice in Wonderland – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Joanne Pearce from the book by Lewis Carroll Director: Joanne Pearce Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer As part of the many celebratory events to be held in Oxford to commemorate the original publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, the students from Magdalen College School Theatre Academy bring a mostly polished adaptation of this well-known story of peculiar characters and logic ...

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Crocodiles in Cream – CAST, Doncaster

Writer/Director: David Horlock Reviewer: Beverley Haigh The setting as the audience arrive in Cast’s Second Space is simple: an armchair, rug, numerous books, a box camera and tripod and an old bureau, evocative of a clergy’s lectern. All these clues to the piece that is Crocodiles in Cream, a line from one of Lewis Carroll’s poems that focuses on the ...

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Alice – Theatre in the Quarter at St Mary’s Centre, Chester

Writer: Lewis Carroll Adaptor: Stephanie Dale Composer: Matt Baker Director: Peter Leslie Wild Reviewer: John Roberts Theatre in the Quarter (the only full time professional theatre company in Chester) have arguably produced their strongest Christmas production with their adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass stories. On the outside Alice all seems rather familiar – the characters and the ...

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Alice in Wonderland – Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Writer: Morgan Lloyd Malcolm Director: Elizabeth Newman Reviewer: Paul Downham This year’s festive offering from Bolton’s Octagon Theatre sees Alice in Wonderland take to the unique in-the-round stage. Seven actors undertake 35 different rôles in what is a non-stop 90 minutes of enthralling theatre for all ages. As you enter the auditorium, a school classroom greets you on the stage ...

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Alice in Wonderland – theSpace @Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Daniel Jordan Director: Liam Bergin Reviewer: Joanna Trainor Blindfolded, bound, beleaguered; Alice’s Wonderland is more psychological prison than eccentric tea party. Rhys Stephenson’s manic Mad Hatter is as distressing as he is funny. His enthusiasm for the rôle and sheer madness make for a burst of energy the small stage can barely contain. Constanty chatting away to the March ...

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