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The Unreturning – Liverpool Everyman

Writer: Anna Jordan Director: Neil Bettle Reviewer: James Eves War takes its toll on everyone it touches, no matter who you are or when you fight. It doesn’t discriminate and it does not hold back, and this is exactly what Anna Jordan's production, The Unreturning very much succeeds in highlighting. We follow the stories of George, Frankie and brothers Nat ...

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Frost/Nixon – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Peter Morgan Director: Kate Hewitt Designer: Ben Stones Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent Frost/Nixon is a colossal undertaking of a play. Even the title holds nothing back and straight away reveals to the audience what to expect. A fictionalised account of the infamous showdown between David Frost and Richard Nixon which was televised in 1977 and effectively brought about the end ...

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Cinderella (La Cenerentola) – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Gioachino Rossini Director: Aletta Collins Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood  Opera North’s new production Cinderella (La Cenerentola) opened on its first night at the Leeds Grand Theatre and is part of the company’s fairy tale season this winter.  Premiering in 1817, Rossini’s version is based on the libretto by Giacomo (Jacopo) Ferretti after Charles Perrault’s Cendrillon. There is no wicked stepmother, ...

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Villette – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Anthony Robling

Writer: Linda Marshall-Griffiths Director: Mark Rosenblatt Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood This re-imagined production is based on the 1833 Charlotte Brontë novel. Villette is about Lucy Snowe, the story’s central character, who travels to Villette, a fictional village in Belgium, after experiencing the tragedy of her family. Linda Marshall-Griffiths interprets the story with Lucy being a clone who survives a deadly outbreak. ...

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Into the Hoods: Remixed – HOME – Manchester

Into The Hoods - Uglies

Writer/Director: Kate Prince Choreographer:Rowen Hawkins Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall Once upon a time there was a fairy tale that combined all fairy tales and it dazzled audiences across the world. Based on Sondheim’s Into the Woods, this electric dance show by ZooNation is cleverly written, using some of the most popular fairy tales and bringing them together Into the Hoods. Having ...

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Into The Hoods Remixed – The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Jade Hackett as Rap-on-Zel in Into The Hoods: Remixed

Director, Writer and Choreographer: Kate Prince Musical Director: DJ Walde Reviewer: Fiona Hannon   This week, ZooNation and Sadler’s Wells bring Into the Hoods Remixed, billed as the UK’s freshest fairytale, to the Sheffield stage. Once upon a time in a land far, far away, two children find themselves lost in the hood, on Ruff Endz Estate where they meet ...

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Into The Hoods: Remixed – The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Jade Hackett as Rap-on-Zel in Into The Hoods: Remixed

Writer: Kate Prince Director: Kate Prince Reviewer: James Garrington Fairy tales have been around a long time. Generation after generation have grown up with stories of children lost in the wood, wolves eating grandmothers and girls being mistreated by their stepsisters. Over time these tales have evolved, being transformed so that they talk to the young of the period, with ...

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Northern Ballet: 1984 – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Music: Alex Baranowski Choreographer: Jonathan Watkins Reviewer: Sheila Stratford George Orwell's classic novel 1984 has been skillfully adapted by choreographer Jonathan Watkins for Northern Ballet. Set to an original score by Tony-nominated composer and arranger Alex Baranowski, it is performed by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia. In 1984, political party doctrine demands total conformity. Big Brother's centralised and constant surveillance is ...

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