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The Falcon’s Malteser – The Vaults, London

Writer: Anthony Horowitz Adaptor: Feargus Woods Dunlop Director: Lee Lyford Reviewer: Margarita Shivarova Based on Anthony Horowitz’s novel, this stage adaptation by New Old Friends originally produced in 2014 takes the audience on a journey of solving perhaps the toughest detective case Timothy and Nick Simple have ever come across. But don’t let this surname lead to premature conclusions about the ...

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Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Anthony Horowitz Director: Karen Henson Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Anthony Horowitz originally wrote Mindgame as a novel that he later adapted as a play with runs both in the West End and Broadway. He’s a prolific writer of novels, plays, films and television series and is perhaps best known as the writer of Foyle’s War, set during and after World ...

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Dinner With Saddam – Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Writer: Anthony Horowitz Director: Lindsay Posner Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The war in Iraq remains a contentious issue, one that caused considerable protest and derision when it began in 2003. And now, so many years on the consequences of the political and military decision to invade Iraq and remove Saddam Hussain from the Presidency are being felt. Was it really ...

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The Falcon’s Malteser by Anthony Horowitz – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writer: Anthony Horowitz Adaptation: New Old Friends Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Theatre company New Old Friends have a rare and brilliant gem on their hands: taking Anthony Horowitz’s much-loved 1986 kiddie noir novel The Falcon’s Malteser and delivering a show that is utterly entertaining and daftly funny for both adults and children alike. Ex-cop and now private eye, Tim (rather dim) ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…The Falcon’s Malteser

In one sentence tell us about your show. A three foot Mexican pays the world’s worst detective to look after a box of Maltesers, what follows is a thrilling and hilarious adventure for all the family. What made you decide to bring a show this year? Coming to the Fringe is something that we’ve always wanted to do, as we’ve ...

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NEWS: Gambon And Hare Join HighTide Line Up

HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has today announced the complete line-up for the eighth HighTide Festival, taking place April 10 – 19 2014. The festival’s popular Face to Face series will continue with appearances by Michael Gambon, David Hare, Kare Mosse and Anthony Horowitz being announced today. Atkinson commented: “Our Face to Face series is a beloved Festival ...

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