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Our Man in Havana – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Writer:  Adapted by Clive Francis from the novel by Graham Greene Director:  Amanda Knott Reviewer:  Becca Savory Fuller Jim Wormold is just a struggling vacuum cleaner salesman in Havana, until a mysterious British gentleman enters his shop.  The sharply-suited Hawthorn seems scarcely interested in vacuum cleaners, and so begins Wormold’s descent into the world of international espionage. Our Man in ...

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Travels With My Aunt – Exeter Northcott

  Writer: Graham Greene Adaptor: Giles Havergal Director: Amanda Knott Reviewer: Lucy Corley   Purse-lipped, anxiously friendly and awkward-but-trying-to-hide-it, Henry Pulling is content to retire from his banking career at 50-something and pursue his interest in dahlias when his elderly mother passes away. His aunt Augusta has other ideas. He reluctantly befriends her at his mother’s funeral and, within two ...

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A Christmas Carol – Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Ebenezer Scrooge played by Derek Frood

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptor: Katherine Senior Director: Amanda Knott Reviewer: Christy Ku Exeter Northcott and Creative Cow collaborate to adapt Charles Dickens’ festive classic, A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge, literature’s most famous miser, despises Christmas and those who celebrate it. However, on Christmas Eve he is visited by supernatural beings who seek to show him the true festive spirit and ...

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Charley’s Aunt – The Atkinson, Southport

Writer: Brandon Thomas Director: Amanda Knott Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [Rating:3.5] In a theatre world studded with technical innovation it's a brave move to stage something as traditional as Charley's Aunt. However you perform it, the script of this Victorian farce is bound to show its age. But the cartoonesque approach of director Amanda Knot, with some delicious over the top ...

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