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Magnificence – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: Howard Brenton Director: Josh Roche Reviewer: Maryam Philpott We are currently amid a London housing crisis so there’s no better time to revive Howard Brenton’s 1973 play Magnificence, currently showing at the Finborough Theatre. There are plenty of parallels between the situation 40 years ago and today, which this new show exploits, and while London is still full of ...

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Eternal Love – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Howard Brenton Music: William Lyons Director: John Dove Reviewer: Edie Ranvier On hearing the title of this play, you could be forgiven for and expecting a sequel to Love, Actually or some similar schmaltz. On hearing that Howard Benton’s new play Eternal Love is indeed a love story, but one doomed from the start and weighed down with some ...

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The Illusion – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Pierre Corneille Adapted by Tony Kushner Director: Sebastian Harcombe Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:4] Late at night a man turns up in a secluded and dark place looking for the powerful illusionist who he hopes could find his missing son. Through a series of illusions conjured by this mysterious and cold lady the man believes that he is piecing together ...

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