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The Ladykillers – New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Writer: William Rose Adapter: Graham Lineham Director: Mark Babych Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall “Is anyone back from the robbery yet?” It was a genius plan. Or so Professor Marcus thinks. One thing for sure is Graham Lineham’s stage adaptation of The Ladykillers is certainly the work of a genius.Lineham – The writer of popular comedy TV sitcoms Father Ted and The ...

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80 Days Around the World – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Jules Verne Adaptor: Laura Eason Director: Theresa Heskins Reviewer: Jay Nuttall There’s been something rather special happening at The New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme over the last few years. Under the artistic directorship of Theresa Heskins an in house style of no nonsense, no frills ensemble theatre has developed. Last year their production of 80 Days Around the World ...

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JB Shorts 11 – Joshua Brooks, Manchester

Writers: Dave Simpson, Mark Illis, Sarah Bagshaw, Lindsay Williams, Justin Moorhouse, Peter Kerry, James Quinn Directors: Lucia Cox, Sushil Chudasama, Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder, Miranda Parker, Rupert Hill, Chris Honer. Reviewer: Jo Beggs JB Shorts, now an established fixture in the Manchester theatre calendar, is back, as six more plays from established TV writers get an airing in the cramped basement at ...

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