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Home, I’m Darling – Duke of York’s Theatre, London

Writer: Laura Wade Director: Tamara Harvey Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty Coming across the bridge from the National Theatre to St. Martin’s Lane has done nothing to sap the energy of Laura Wade’s bright trip to a marriage in hidden stress. Her work is generally a masterclass of building tension – normality that splinters, then cracks then falls to pieces. It’s a ...

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The Sum – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Man and woman seated, talking

Writer: Lizzie Nunnery Director: Gemma Bodinetz Reviewer: John Roberts There is certainly something commendable about the Everyman Rep season producing a “state of the times” play, the country is certainly facing some severe problems and none so more than in cities such as Liverpool. So while the idea of The Sum may have come from a place of real care ...

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The Misanthrope – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Moliere Adapter: Roger McGough Director: Gemma Bodinetz Reviewer: Bill Avenell [rating: 5] Reviewing Moliere at the Theatre Royal Brighton is child’s play. Just think of superlatives and add them to the names in the programme. Last year The English Touring Theatre production of Tartuffe was an excellent show but it will take a very good one to beat The ...

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The Misanthrope – Exeter Northcott Theatre

Writer: Molière (adapted by Roger McGough) Director: Gemma Bodinetz Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:4] Don’t miss English Touring Theatre’s production of The Misanthrope running at Exeter Northcott. A fun, witty, stunning and thoughtful night is guaranteed.Molière’s classic 17th century play tells the story of Alceste, a wealthy society character recognised for his poetry and rhyming skills. However, he is appalled by ...

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Three and Four Quarters – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographers/Devisers: Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom, Clemmie Sveaas, Javier de Frutos, Didy Veldman, Luca Silvestrini, Mats Ek Lighting designer: Simon Bennison Designer: Fabrice Serafino Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4.5] With years of professional experience in the dancing world, both nationally and internationally, HeadSpaceDance is a fresh and exciting new company formed earlier this year with two of Britain’s greatest dancers at ...

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