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Rough Crossing – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Tom Stoppard Director: Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer: Kelyn Luther Rough Crossing is freely adapted from Ferenc Molnar’s The Play at The Castle, previously adapted by PG Wodehouse. However, Stoppard’s take is somewhat closer to that of Noël Coward. Set on a cruise liner in the thirties, playwright Turai (John Partridge) is working on his new play, but is forced to ...

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Who Is Dory Previn? – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer:Kate Dimbleby and Naadia Sheriff with Amy Rosenthal Director: Cal McCrystal Reviewer: Claire Hayes Kate Dimbleby walks on stage and talks of screaming on a plane and immediately it becomes clear that if we don’t already know about Dory Previn, whose words these are, then we should. Here is a woman who has spoken of extraordinary things and written extraordinary ...

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Brassed Off – The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Writer: Paul Allen, adapted from the screenplay by Mark Herman Musical Director: Nicholas Eastwood Director: Damian Cruden Reviewer: Sue Collier Walking into the beautiful Alhambra Theatre in Bradford, the foyer was filled with the floating glory of live brass band music, resulting in audience members looking happy and relaxed. Feet were tapping and there was clear anticipation of a splendid ...

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