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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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Bedroom Farce – Oldham Coliseum

Writer: Alan Ayckbourn Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Paul Downham Despite being written nearly 40 years ago, Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn has stood the test of time remarkably well. As you watch the unfolding story, it is almost impossible not to connect with some part of it. The story centres around four couples and three bedrooms all of which intertwine ...

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Sugar Daddies – Harrogate Theatre

Writer: Alan Ayckbourn Director: Robin Herford Reviewer Sue Collier [Rating:3] Alan Aykbourn skilfully presents the never ending story of the gradual corruption of innocence using humour descending into pathos. After an act of genuine kindness, a kind young woman is corrupted by aging villain/pimp ‘Uncle’ Val. Material rewards are received as reciprocated kindness. To the audience it is clear that ...

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