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Salomé – Hoxton Hall, London

Writer: Oscar Wilde Director: Anastasia Revi Reviewer: Chris Rogers When Oscar Wilde spoke of Salomé, he often referred to it as a composition. The recurring phrases 'bind it together like a piece of music with recurring motifs’ and he marked that the French language he had written it in was a new instrument to play. Anastasia Revi certainly delivers a cacophony ...

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The Ballad Of Robin Hood – Southwark Playhouse, London

The Cast of The Ballad of Robin Hood at Southwark Playhouse

Writer: Greg Freeman Director &Composer: Annabelle Brown Reviewer: Tom Finch Tacit Theatre's latest production based on the stories of Robin Hood has just opened at the Southwark Playhouse which has been cleverly transformed into The Tabard Inn, the same Inn from which Chaucer's pilgrims set off for Canterbury. This is a neat idea which allows the ensemble cast freedom to ...

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The Canterbury Tales – Exeter Northcott Theatre

Writer: Tom Daplyn &Tacit Theatre (adapted from the original by Geoffrey Chaucer) Music &Lyrics: Anthony Sebastian and Annabelle Brown Director: Anthony Sebastian Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:4] Go to the Exeter Northcott Theatre for a rollicking evening of bawdy tales, lusty stories, live folk music and a sing-a-long included. Tacit Theatre’s adaptation of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales has the audience buzzing before ...

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The Canterbury Tales – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Tom Daplyn (from the book by Geoffrey Chaucer) Music: Anthony Sebastian and Annabelle Brown Director: Anthony Sebastian Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:3.5] The Canterbury Tales were written in the mid 14th century by Geoffrey Chaucer. The background is of a group of pilgrims setting off from Southwark to Canterbury, competing to tell the best story with the prize of a ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Coram’s Fields, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Gladwin Reviewer: Sheila Cornelius [rating:5] Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner, but I can’t remember a better adaptation of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ than the sixties-inspired show at Coram’s Fields. A musical background of the Beatles’ greatest hits, arranged by Ruth Clarke-Irons, and a troupe of flower-power fairies, chimes perfectly with Shakespeare’s arguably most whimsical ...

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