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Mancoin – The Vaults Festival, London

Writer: Felix Legge Director: Anna Fox Reviewer: Maryam Philpott This review is only for men. It’s nice isn’t it to have a bit of space for yourselves again, for the last two years theatre has made you care about women’s stories and tales about all kinds of equality, and two years is a really long time to be a good ...

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The Silver Sword – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Writer: Susie McKenna (adapted from the novel byIan Serraillier) Composer: Steven Edis Director: Susie McKenna Reviewer: David Jobson   It is fantastic to see theatre open both adult and children’s eyes to issues and historical events that still resonate today. Here we have a musical adaptation of Ian Serraillier’s 1956 children’s book, The Silver Sword, set during and after the ...

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Two Roads – Vault Festival, London

Writer: Matt Parvin Director: Anna Fox Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   What kind of decision-maker are you? Do you carefully weigh up all the options before rationally selecting the most appropriate one; do you rely on a gut-instinct or some form of intuition to guide you in the right direction, or do you pick something entirely at random and just deal ...

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Kidnapped – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Ivan Wilkinson, adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson Director: Anna Fox Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson’s nominally children’s novel set in Scotland at the height of the Jacobite Rebellion, when Scots were split between the Whigs and the Jacobites. It is a story of adventure and of the journey undertaken by a seventeen year ...

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Ghosts – Greenwich Theatre, London

Writer: Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Alfred Enoch Director: Anna Fox Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating:4] The original Danish name of Henrik Ibsen's play Ghosts is 'Gengangere' which implies not so much spectres from the past but rather people who keep turning up in the same place. Encompassing the themes of unhappy marriage, philandering husbands, venereal disease, a pretence of moral rectitude ...

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