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A Christmas Carol – Rose Theatre, Kingston

Poster Image of A Christmas Carol

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptor/Director: Ciaran McConville Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Most productions of A Christmas Carol tend to follow the same tried and tested formula. The bleakness of Ebenezer Scrooge’s life is realised in sparse austerity, while those of his less parsimonious acquaintances are characterised by jubilant dances and festive singing. Scrooge himself usually speaks in miserable monotone, whereas the voices ...

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Heaven in Berlin – Testbed 1, London

Writer: Ciaran McConville Director:Jamie Harper Reviewer: Paul Ackroyd [rating:2.5] It is East Berlin at the height of the Cold War; a rock musician of some repute (Ian Bailey) arrives to make a new start teaching at a University and rapidly falls for Greta the College administrator (Annabel Capper) and sets up home with her and her apparently talented musician daughter ...

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