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Vespertilio – VAULT Festival, London

Writer: Barry McStay Director:  Lucy Jane Atkinson Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Making full use of dark, dank tunnels under Waterloo station, Vespertilio is a touching study of the last remaining greater mouse-eared bat in the UK, and two other lonely creatures.  It’s proved to be one of the highlights of VAULT Festival so far. Alan is the guardian of this solitary bat, ...

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A Little Night Music – Watermill Theatre, Bagnor

Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Book: Hugh Wheeler Director: Paul Foster Reviewer: David Jobson Now in its 50th year, the Watermill Theatre returns to, arguably, one of the finest musical composers of all time, Stephen Sondheim. Their production of Sweeney Todd went on to London and Broadway, with a cast that combined the roles of both actor and musician. Once again ...

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A Little Night Music – Watermill Theatre, Berkshire

Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Book: Hugh Wheeler Director: Paul Foster Reviewer: David Jobson Now in their 50th year, the Watermill Theatre returns to one of the finest musical composers of all time, Stephen Sondheim. Their production of Sweeney Todd went on to London and Broadway, with a cast that combined the roles of both actor and musician. Once again ...

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The Taming of the Shrew – Rose Theatre Bankside, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty [rating:3] The Taming of the Shrew is a fairly controversial play today. Its major idea is that women are little more than goods, chattels or household stuff and this, rightly, does not sit well with supporters of womens' rights. Some readings of the play will view Katharina as a deeply flawed ...

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