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A Doll’s House – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Henrik Ibsen Adaptor: Bryony Lavery Director: Greg Hersov Reviewer: Jimmy Hardwick [Rating:4] When Ibsen’s A Doll’s House was first performed both its message and its denouement caused widespread shock and distress among critics and audiences. Indeed Ibsen bowed to intense pressure to write a more palatable ending for the German stage and much regretted that he had. Happily this ...

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Julius Caesar – Donmar Warehouse, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Phyllida Lloyd Reviewer: Georgina Newman [rating:4] This bold re-telling of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar boasts an all-female cast and a staging of the play-within-a-play – its reenactment performed by a band of inmates inside a modern-day Royal Holloway. With the original play only sporting two female rôles, the grand conspiracy to bring down the Roman dictator, Caesar, ...

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