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Cyrano de Bergerac – The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Adaptation: Edwin Morgan from the book by Edmund Rostand Director: Dominic Hill Reviewer: Dominic Corr Loosely (rather loosely at that) based upon Edmund Rostand’s 1897 play, Cyrano de Bergerac has previously been translated into Scots by Edwin Morgan. Returning to bring some panache into the Lyceum, delivering the concocted mythos and life of a man who embodied the true sense ...

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NEWS: Return of festive favourite for Citizens Theatre’s first season at Tramway

Tickets are now on sale for the first two productions to be staged during the Citizens Theatre’s first season at Tramway: Cyrano de Bergerac and the return of one of the Citizens Theatre’s most successful productions to date, A Christmas Carol. While temporarily presenting work at Tramway, Citizens Theatre have stated that audiences can be assured that productions will retain ...

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Cyrano – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer​: Edmond Rostand Adapter​: Deborah McAndrew Director and Composer​: Conrad Nelson Reviewer​: Ron Simpson In an interview on the Northern Broadsides website Deborah McAndrew makes the point that, though Cyrano de Bergerac, to give it its original full title, is set in 1640, it is very much a product of the late 19th Century. That could hardly be truer. In ...

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Cyrano De Bergerac – Theatr Clwyd, Mold

Writer: Edmund Rostand Adaptor: Anthony Burgess Additional Poetry: Twm Morys Director: Phillip Breen Reviewer: Mel Duncan It would be impossible to attempt to stage Cyrano De Bergerac without a degree of panache – in fact the play is responsible for the introduction of the word into the English language. Cyrano (Steffan Rhodri), a larger than life character with a penchant ...

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Cyrano de Bergerac – Southwark Playhouse, London

The Cast of Cyrano De Bergerac at Southwark Playhouse

Writer: Edmond Rostand Adaptor: Glyn Maxwell Director: Russell Bolam Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   In a society where we are constantly bombarded with images of perfection, it’s useful to be reminded that physical attractiveness is a passing phase and true beauty is to be found within. Edmond Rostand’s late 19th Century play about Cyrano de Bergerac does this by giving its ...

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Cyrano de Bergerac – Northern Stage, Newcastle

Writer: Translated by Antony Burgess and of the play by Edmond Rostand Director: Lorne Campbell Reviewer: Gemma Hirst Cyrano de Bergerac is a poet and a soldier, yet he is also a frivolous romantic around the female persuasion. And to top it off, he has the largest nose in the whole of France. Falling in love with Roxanne, who is ...

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Cyrano de Bergerac – Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Edmond Rostand, translated by Anthony Burgess Director: Lorne Campbell Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards Royal and Derngate Northampton opens its ‘Made in Northampton 2015’ season with a collaboration with Northern Stage, and it’s the latter’s Artistic Director Lorne Campbell who is at the helm for this exciting production of Cyrano de Bergerac, ‘based’ on the 1970 translation by Anthony Burgess. ...

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NEWS: Royal & Derngate launch Made In Northampton 2015

Northampton’s Royal &Derngate has today announced details of its Made in Northampton 2015 season. The season will launch with a co-production with Northern Stage of Anthony Burgess’ translation of Cyrano De Bergerac, directed by Northen Stage Artistic Director Lorne Campbell. In the 800th anniversary year of the Magna Carter, Royal and Derngate Artistic Director James Dacre will direct Shakespeare’s King ...

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