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NEWS: Events announced for 125th Anniversary of Dorian Gray

A series of talks and events have been announced to mark the 125th Anniversary of the publication of The Picture Of Dorian Gray to accompany European Arts new production running at the St James Theatre, London 15-20 June. The week of events will culminate in a gala performance of theproduction onSaturday 20 June,which will celebrate exactly 125 years since the ...

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The Importance of Being Earnest – Richmond Theatre, London

The Cast of The Importance of Being earnest Theatre Royal Glasgow

Writers: Oscar Wilde and Simon Brett Director: Lucy Bailey Reviewer: Jon Wainwright However much the theatregoer is aware that this is not an altogether conventional production of Oscar Wilde's great, final play, it is still something of a shock to see Nigel Havers walk onstage as Algernon Moncrieff in a pair of red trainers. His period costume is otherwise immaculate, ...

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The Importance of Being Earnest – Aylesbury Waterside

Writer: Oscar WIlde Director: Lucy Bailey Reviewer: Pete Benson The Importance of Being Earnest is arguably the finest of Oscar Wilde’s plays. It is also unfortunately the last play he would ever write as on the opening night of the show a quarrel between Wilde and his lover Lord Alfred would eventually lead to court and the full might of ...

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Steel Magnolias – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Robert Harling Director: David Gilmore Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4] Everyone undoubtedly knows the 1989 film versions of Steel Magnolias but this evening at Milton Keynes we joined the six sassy Louisiana ladies on stage. This play is based on the true story by Robert Harling, written after the death of his much loved sister. It is considered to be ...

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Steel Magnolias – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Robert Harling Director: David Gilmore Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:3] Looking at the audience as it filed in to the New Alexandra Theatre, it was clear that Steel Magnolias is what my mother would call ‘a ladies’ play’. This is reinforced by the programme that discusses, among other things, how to measure the weepiness of a film. So why were ...

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Steel Magnolias – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Robert Harling Director: David Gilmore Reviewer: Alex Ramon [rating:3.5] Soap queens and theatre grande dames constitute the astutely-assembled cast of David Gilmore’s engaging revival of Steel Magnolias, Robert Harling’s 1987 talk-fest about the lives, loves and losses of six Louisiana women. Best known in its 1989 film adaptation directed by Herbert Ross, Harling’s play is a slight but affectionate ...

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Steel Magnolias- Grand Opera House, York

Director: David Gilmore Writer: Robert Harling Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:3] Steel Magnolias is most famous as the 1989 hit film starring legendary actresses as Shirley Maclaine, Sally Field, Julia Roberts and Dolly Parton. Written to help the writer overcome his grief at his sister’s death from diabetes, every emotion is present here. Robert Harling’s stage version of this story provides ...

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