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Hamlet – Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Terry Hands Reviewer: Taylor Simmons ‘What a piece of work is a man!’ Over his eighteen years as Resident Artistic Director of Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Terry Hands has carved himself a legacy – and with Hamlet his legacy is certainly confirmed. As Shakespeare’s longest play – and one which is frequently performed, analysed and interpreted – ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk – Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Writer/Director: Peter Rowe Reviewer: Taylor Simmons Peter Rowe’s Rock’n’Roll pantomimes have become an eagerly anticipated Christmas feature in the North-West. In modern times, pantomimes are more and more reliant on star casting; however, Clwyd Theatr Cymru continues to buck that trend and relies instead on its reputation and the talent of its performers. With its ten strong cast of actor/ ...

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Under Milk Wood – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Dylan Thomas Director: Terry Hands Reviewer: Joan Phillips Terry Hands’ revival of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood is bursting with charm and affection. This latest version by Clwyd Theatr Cymru marks the centenary of Thomas’ birth in 1914 and the 60th anniversary of the play’s British premiere. Dylan Thomas wrote Under Milk Wood to cover 24 hours in the ...

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Not the Worst Place – Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Writer: Sam Burns Director: George Perrin Reviewer: John Roberts Paines Plough hasa strong reputation of finding the best new writers and plays to produce and, in partnership with Clwyd Theatr Cymru and Sherman Theatre, these three producing powerhouses present the latest play from female playwright Sam Burns as part of the annual Celtic Festival celebrating the best of Irish, Welsh ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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