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Ulster American – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: David Ireland Director: Gareth Nicholls Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy An Englishman, an Ulster Unionist, and an Irish-American try to put on a play. This is not the opening line to a poorly delivered joke, but it is the premise of a poorly written play. David Ireland's Ulster American split the critics in 2018 during its Edinburgh run. It's hard to ...

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Wendy & Peter Pan – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

The RSC production of Wendy and Peter Pan

Writer: J M Barrie Adaptor: Ella Hickson Director: Jonathan Munby Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   It is difficult not to love a play that features swordfights, crocodiles, fairies and pirates. And it is difficult not to love a show that features actors soaring high above the crowd and an enormous pirate ship rolling across the stage, complete with mast and rigging. ...

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Public Enemy – Young Vic, London

Writer: Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by David Harrower Director: Richard Jones Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] The phrase ‘timely revival’ is one much abused by reviewers and theatre marketers alike but it is genuinely amazing how strongly the resonances of a piece of writing from 1882 chime in today’s world. Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, retitled here as ...

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Children’s Children – Almeida Theatre, London

Writer: Matthew Dunster Director: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Catherine Love [rating:2] Reunions of old friends are rarely the cause for sustained merriment on the stage, and so it proves in Matthew Dunster’s latest confused offering. Struggling couple Gordon and Sally are visiting drama school mate and now successful television presenter Michael and his wife Louisa for a pre-Christmas dinner, but the ...

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