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Not Talking  – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Mike Bartlett Director: James Hillier Reviewer: Richard Maguire Although Mike Bartlett is responsible for some of the best plays of the last ten years (Earthquakes in London, Cock, and King Charles III), it was the TV’s Doctor Foster that turned his name into a household one. Taking advantage of this fame, the Arcola, along with Defibrillator Theatre, have dusted down ...

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Love’s Labours Won: RSC Live Broadcast – Gala Theatre, Durham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Love’s Labour’s Won or Much Ado about Nothing, is a tale of two pairs of lovers, one pair maligned and the other pushed together by friends. Claudio (Tunji Kasim) in love with Hero (Flora Spencer-Longhurst), rejects her at the altar, accusing her of infidelity, having been duped into believing it. While ...

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Love’s Labour’s Lost and Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing) – The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: James Garrington Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Gregory Doran. tells us in the programme notes that he has long held the opinion that Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing belong together. At the end of Love’s Labour’s Lost two of the lovers, Berowne and Rosaline, are unable to be ...

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Hysteria – Hampstead Theatre, London

Writer: Terry Johnson Director: Terry Johnson Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:3.5] It is fortunate that Terry Johnson is both an intellectual heavyweight and a brilliantly witty and assured theatrical craftsman. To take on the Sigmund Freud as he slowly dies of cancer of the mouth and present him as the major protagonist in a play that veers between farce and surrealism ...

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Hysteria – Oxford Playhouse

Writer and Director: Terry Johnson Reviewer: Mark Johnson [rating:3.5] Terry Johnson’s revival of his own 1993 award winning production of Hysteria is a night at the theatre that is hard to sum up – it has a complex plot that may leave you bemused well before the end. The play is set in the Hampstead home of Sigmund Freud where ...

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Hysteria – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer + Director: Terry Johnson Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:2] Terry Johnson’s 1993 play Hysteria garnered all sorts of awards for its original run at the Royal Court and this revival, from the Theatre Royal Bath, features Antony Sher in its leading rôle, so it is clearly a play that is held in some considerable regard. Set in the leafy Hampstead ...

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Hysteria – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer &Director: Terry Johnson Reviewer: Shane Morgan [rating:5] Terry Johnson’s Hysteria is not a play you can define in one clear sentence. Like a session with Freud, the play’s central character, the content is complex and likely to linger for some time to come. We are greeted with silence. With Sir Anthony Sher’s Sigmund Freud staring out at us, we ...

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