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Valued Friends – Rose Theatre, Kingston

Writer: Stephen Jeffreys Director: Michael Fentiman Reviewer: Stephen Bates We hear a great deal today about the difficulties that young people face in getting a foothold on the property ladder, which makes it easy to forget that, only 30 years ago, during the era of the Margaret Thatcher Government, home ownership was almost mandatory and the property ladder could often ...

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director:Robert Hastie Reviewer:Beth Steer   First performed in 1955 and set on the Pollitt plantation in Mississippi, Tennessee Williams’ American Classic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, tells the story of a stifled southern American family, smothered with jealousy, desire and greed. As the family gather to celebrate the patriarchal Big Daddy Pollitt’s 65th birthday in the ...

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Theatr Clywd, Mold

Catrin Stewart as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Theatr Clwyd

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Robert Hastie Reviewer: Charlie Senate   Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opened on Broadway in 1955 to sterling reviews and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama later that year. On considering his body of writing, Williams declared Cat the “closest to being both a work of art and a work of craft.” It ...

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The Jew of Malta – The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Writer: Christopher Marlowe Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: James Garrington Some 15 years before Shakespeare introduced The Merchant of Veniceto the world, Christopher Marlowe was busy penning his own play, The Jew of Malta – and what a delight it is, too. It is being presented here as part of an RSC season which explores the “outsider”, and shows, as is ...

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