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NEWS: Young Vic’s Streetcar gets NT Live screening

Following huge demand for tickets, London’s Young Vic Theatre have announced that their production of A Steetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live to cinemas by National Theatre Live on 16 September. In the first collaboration between the Young Vic and National Theatre Live, the performance will be broadcast to over 1100 venues in over 40 different countries. Directed by ...

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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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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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NEWS: Melling, LeFranc and Payne lead HighTide 2014 Line-Up

Suffolk’s HighTide Festival has announced the line-up for their eighth festival. Running from April 10-19 2014, the festival will premiere four productions by Elinor Cook, Harry Melling, Dan LeFranc and Nick Payne as well as readings of new plays by Benedict Andrews, Thomas Eccleshare and Chris Thorpe. HighTide Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson is delighted to welcome both familiar ...

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Three Sisters – Young Vic, London

Writer: Anton Chekhov, in a version by Benedict Andrews Director: Benedict Andrews Reviewer: Mary Halton [rating:5] Three hours of Chekhov. Modernised. Not to everyone's taste to be sure and a unique way for this reviewer to have their first experience of the hallowed dramatist’s work. School desks form a raised stage, crowned by a mound of dirt that threaten a ...

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Caligula – London Coliseum, London

Music: Detlev Glanert Director: Benedict Andrews Reviewer: Louise Thompson [rating:3] Caligula is based on Albert Camus' response to the rise of Hitler and Stalin. Set in a football stadium, we see the rise and fall of a dictator, the madness behind it and the destruction that he leaves in his wake. Caligula (played by Peter Coleman-Wright) loses his sister and ...

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