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The Wizard of Oz – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: L. Frank Baum Music and Lyrics: Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The REP describes this production as a ‘bold yet faithful reimagining’ of the world created by L Frank Baum and forever cemented in our heads by the iconic MGM film. And the blurb does not lie – the story and the songs ...

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Blue Heart – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Caryl Churchill Director: David Mercatali Reviewer: Kris Hallett It can never be claimed that Caryl Churchill rests on her laurels. Being described as 'Britain's greatest living playwright' would surely give you the right to sit back with feet up and cigar to hand and churn out well-made plays that can easily be consumed and appreciated by a boulevard West ...

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The Wind In The Willows – Redgrave Theatre, Bristol

Wind in the Willows image of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad

Writer: Kenneth Grahame Adapter: Alan Bennett Director: Ed Viney Reviewer: Kris Hallett Poop! Poop! Bristol Old Vic Theatre School begins the Christmas season with a beautifully realised version of Alan Bennett'sThe Wind In The Willowswhich will provide joy for all, young and old alike. What it lacks in the stage magic that brought the original so vividly to life at ...

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Crouch Touch Pause Engage – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Robin Soans Director: Max Stafford-Clark Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Crouch Touch Pause Engage tells the story of Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas, the first openly gay professional rugby player and mirrors his story with events in his home town of Bridgend. We follow his inner struggles with great feeling and tenderness, and those of the people from his home. The thorough research ...

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