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Blue Remembered Hills – New Diorama Theatre, London

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Dennis Potter’s Blue Remembered Hills, originally written for the BBC’s Play for Today series and screened in 1979, focuses its gaze on the lives of seven children playing in the Forest of Dean during the Second World War. At just one hour and 15 minutes long, the play hones in on ...

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Blue Remembered Hills – The Derby Theatre

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Psyche Stott Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:4] Dennis Potter is perhaps is most famous, notorious even, for the television series he wrote, and which were broadcast in the 1970s and 80s. Many people will remember The Singing Detective, and Pennies from Heaven. Also famously broadcast were Blackeyes and Lipstick on your Collar. Much of Potter’s work has ...

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Blue Remembered Hills – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Psyche Stott Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4.5] You’d be forgiven for going with Beatrix if someone started talking about a story about children written by someone called Potter. But Blue Remembered Hills is the work of Dennis Potter, an altogether different proposition and indeed, Squirrel Nutkin would fear for his life even more than usual if he ...

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Blue Remembered Hills – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Psyche Stott Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating:3] Dennis Potter’s play, adapted from the original TV version on Play for Today in 1979, lasts an hour. Barely settled in to the theatre with coats off, than we are finished, and a slightly confused audience is spilling out..all checking watches and looking around bewildered. So does the play pack ...

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Blue Remembered Hills –Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Psyche Stott Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe [rating:5] For such a small piece of writing Dennis Potters ‘Blue Remembered Hills’ is one of the most dramatic pieces of theatre ever written. The story of lost childhood through tragedy as told through the eyes of a group of seven year olds, must make each and every person in the ...

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Blue Remembered Hills – Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Psyche Stott Reviewer: Michael Hunter [Rating:4] Ahh, the memories of youth, the playful banter and the hope inside of hearts of freedom. A world of imagination, expression and thought. Dennis potter, the late acclaimed writer, certainly knew how to sum it all up and how to present a fantastic in-depth landscape of humanity. With Blue Remembered ...

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PREVIEW: 2013 UK theatre highlights

As venues across the country pack up the lastremnantsof panto for another year, thoughts begin to turn to the rich pickings on offer across the country in 2013. Our team of regional editors look at highlights coming up across the UK. South West – Chosen by Regional Editor Jacqui Onions As we enter 2013, Britten 100 is causing a stir ...

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