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Windows – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: John Galsworthy Director: Geoffrey Beevers Reviewer: Richard Maguire While it may seem that we have a George Bernard Shaw revival every year in London, rarely do we see on stage any plays by his contemporary John Galsworthy. Apart from the series of novels that comprises The Forsyte Saga, televised by both the BBC and ITV, most of Galsworthy’s other works ...

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The Tempest – The Print Room, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Simon Usher Reviewer: Maryam Philpott At the end of what has been a very difficult year, everyone is looking for a bit of Christmas magic to raise the mood. Understandably then, along with the annual pantos, several notable versions of The Tempest have arrived simultaneously. With the RSC and Donmar Warehouse productions opening in the last ...

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Pygmalion – Oldham Coliseum

Charlotte Brimble as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion at Oldham Coliseum

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Chris Honer Reviewer: Donna Kelly More than a hundred years after its stage premiere, George Bernard Shaw’s sparkling comedy Pygmalion has been revived in a new production by Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Pygmalion tells the tale of Henry Higgins, an egocentric Professor of Phonetics who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can ...

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She Stoops To Conquer – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Lindsay Posner Reviewer: Claire Hayes Theatre Royal Bath’s Summer Season has launched some notable productions, with last year’s Hay Fever starring Felicity Kendal – and also directed by Lindsay Posner – currently playing in the West End. For 2015, the season kicks off with Oliver Goldsmith’s 1773 popular comedy of manners, She Stoops to Conquer. Perhaps ...

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Posh – Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury

Writer: Laura Wade Director: Susannah Tresilian Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage It is perhaps particularly relevant with the impending election looming in a few weeks that Salisbury Playhouse’s current production of Posh in conjunction with Nottingham Playhouse Theatre, should focus on the over-privileged rich boys of Oxford’s dreaming spires and reflect the current aggrandisement of the establishment and the roots from which ...

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POSH – Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham

Writer: Laura Wade Director: Susannah Tresilian Reviewer: James Garrington   We may try to push it aside but we all know, if we think about it, the sort of world that some young people inhabit. We have all heard and read tales of secret societies where bacchanalian excess is the order of the day, where the young and privileged develop ...

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