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Queen Anne – Theatre Royal, Haymarket

Writer: Helen Edmundson Director: Natalie Abrahami Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Fascination with monarchy and the frailties and frivolities of the ruling classes has never really gone out of fashion with the public. Watching a work such as Helen Edmundson’s Queen Anne reinforces the fact that politics, both high and low, has always been, to some degree, crude, rude, unseemly and scrappy. ...

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Treasure Island – The Actors’ Church, London

Director and Writer: Daniel Winder Reviewer: Ruby isla Cera Marle Pirate or Privateer? Upon arrival the audience is divided into these two groups, to experience Iris Theatre’s interactive production of Treasure Island. This high-energy adventure tale takes place in the picturesque grounds of The Actors’ Church in Covent Garden. With sea shanties, swigs of rum aplenty andeven a full-sized pirate ...

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Pinocchio- St Paul’s Church, London

Director: Dan Winder Writer: Dan Winder Composer: Candida Caldicot Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh   Pinocchio, the world’s most famous puppet comes to life courtesy of Iris Theatre as part of their acclaimed summer season, now in its seventh year at St Paul’s Church. This open-air production is faithful to Carlo Collodi’s 1883 classic tale by beginning with bereaved Geppetto (Jonathon Mulquin) ...

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Peter Pan- Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London

Writer: J. M. Barrie Director: Timothy Sheader, Liam Steel Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh   J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan is a quintessential children’s classic, about a boy, who like most of us, doesn’t really want to grow up. Wendy (Kae Alexander), John (Patrick Osborne) and Michael (Thomas Dennis) live their lives quite non-extraordinarily until one day Peter Pan (Hiran Abeyseykera) turns up, ...

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A Mad World My Masters – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Thomas Middleton Musical Director: Candida Caldicot Director: Sean Foley Designer: Alice Power Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent It's always a pleasure when the English Touring Theatre comes to town and their latest production of Thomas Middleton's A Mad World my Masters only furthers the company's growing reputation. Set in 1950's Soho director Sean Foley has found an appropriate home for this ...

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Alice in Wonderland – St Paul’s Covent Garden, London

Writer: Lewis Carroll Composer and musical director: Candida Caldicot Book: Alice in Wonderland Director: Andrew Lynford Movement director: Stephanie Bradbury Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating: 4]   There have been so many theatrical adaptations of 'Alice' despite the difficulties of transferring the written word into the physical. From the dreadful Disney version to Jonathan Miller’s still unsurpassed black and white television ...

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