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Emilia – The Globe, London

Writer: Morgan Lloyd Malcolm Director: Nicole Charles Reviewer: Stephen Bates The grand library that stretches across the back of the Globe’s stage is unlikely to include any works by the writer Emilia Bassano Lanier, whose long life is being celebrated in an epic production on a scale commonly associated with the plays of her contemporary, William Shakespeare. Unlike him, she ...

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Seminar – Hampstead Theatre, London

Writer: Theresa Rebeck Director: Terry Johnson Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh Seminar at the Hampstead Theatre, is a brilliantly written comic tale of four young aspiring writers who are being mentored in a New York apartment by the once legendary novelist Leonard (Roger Allam). But how the mighty have fallen. To their dismay he is now nothing but an egotistical ‘embittered psycho’, ...

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Candida – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Simon Godwin Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:3.5]   Theatre Royal Bath’s Summer 2013 Season is well underway and the second production this summer is George Bernard Shaw’s Candida. This play follows the morning, afternoon and evening of one day in the Morrell household. The Reverend James Morrell is a popular clergyman and a successful Christian Socialist ...

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These Shining Lives – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Melanie Marnich Director: Loveday Ingram Reviewer: Antoinette Stott [rating:3] The play tracks the life of married mother Catherine Donohue and her three friends who find themselves and their freedom in the workplace and how their happiness is gradually overset by the ill health that results from working at the watch factory, resulting from poisoning which the company heads knew ...

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