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Company – Gielgud Theatre

Book: George Furth Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty Genuine insight is rare – and is marked by being something completely obvious as a truth, though the thought may not have occurred to you before. Premiering in 1970 as a musical about contemporary attitudes to sexuality and relationship status, it ruffled feathers, won awards and revealed that ...

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Much Ado About Nothing – Globe Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty The Globe’s Summer of Love progresses – verve, wit and colour very much in abundance. Matthew Dunster’s creation takes us from the regular setting of Messina to Mexico in the early 20th Century. The revolución becomes the military backdrop for Don Pedro’s men as they come to Leonato’s house and with ...

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Heartbreak Hotel -The Jetty,Greenwich

Devised: The Company Dramaturg: Lucy Benson-Brown Director: Sam Curtis-Lindsay Reviewer:Andy Moseley While Graceland takes up an extended residence at the O2, Heartbreak Hotel has opened for business down at the end of Lonely Street, well actually down the end of the road at the Jetty, but it’s near enough. However, for anyone thinking this might be another event aimed at ...

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Gutted – Theatre Royal Stratford East, London

Writer and Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty [rating:5] If you have ever written to a television station to complain about offensive programming, then you may not find this a pleasant evening at the theatre. Rikki Beadle-Blair has created a twisted love letter to family, to ‘Sarf-East’ London and to secrets with this piece and he has left nothing out. ...

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