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Blue/Orange – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Writer: Joe Penhall Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating:4.5] In 2011 Ambassador Theatre Group set up Theatre Royal Brighton Productions, with Christopher Luscombe at the helm, director of numerous productions including The Madness of King George III, The Rocky Horror Show and Spamalot to name but a few. Its aim was to produce three plays in 2012, each beginning ...

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Dandy Dick – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Arthur Wing Pinero Composer: Nigel Hess Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:3] Dandy Dick, Arthur Wing Pinero’s 1887 horse racing farce, revived in a new 2012 Theatre Royal Brighton production, gallops into another leg of its national tour at the Manchester Opera House. Starring Nicholas Le Prevost and Patricia Hodge, this racing jargon packed comedy, especially in Act ...

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Dandy Dick – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, adapted by Christopher Luscombe Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] Sir Arthur Wing Pinero was a contemporary of both Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, though is rather less well remembered. Although he wrote serious plays, The Second Mrs Tanqueray being an example, he is perhaps best remembered for elevating farce to respectability; it ...

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