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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 – theSpace on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Writer: Toby Clarke Director: Ailin Conant Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Alice is based on Lewis Carroll’s 1865 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Carroll strove to entertain as well as educate, known for his word play, logic and fantasy, so fine ingredients for a production. Outside, the parameters are set by the ‘Dean’ (Adam Trussell) of the college, stressing how one must be ...

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Holland Park Opera, London

Composer: Will Todd Libretto: Maggie Gottlieb Director: Martin Duncan Conductor: Matthew Waldren Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty If we are allowed to indulge in some completely unscientific audience profiling, we may introduce a broad and rather obvious insight into why projects like this are so extremely worthwhile. Looking around, we see the ideal target demographic for the Disney film Frozen. It overlaps ...

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Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Polka Theatre, London

Writer: Simon Reade, based on the novel by Lewis Carroll Director: Rosamunde Hutt Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:2] Sometimes, producing a faithful adaptation may not be the best policy. It is especially challenging for the writer Simon Reade to adapt a book filled with a series of episodic scenes without a narrator. The action can get confusing quickly even for a ...

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