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The Muppets Take the O2 – The O2 Arena, London

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Jim Henson’s furry creations have been around for over sixty years, but they really secured their place in pop culture history in the late 1970s with The Muppet Show, its perfect blend of anarchy, knowing humour and sweet sentimentalism meaning that it was an immediate hit with all ages. Thanks to eight movies, countless other projects and ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Alhambra, Bradford

Writer: Simon Stephens Music: Adrian Sutton Director: Marianne Elliot Movement Directors: Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett Reviewer: Sue Collier An audience of mainly young people attend the opening night of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Bradford Alhambra. This play is based on Mark Haddon’s book of the same name which has become a set text ...

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Henry IV Parts I and II – RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon

Director: Gregory Doran Writer: William Shakespeare: Reviewer: Karen McCandless Following David Tennant’s performance in Stratford as Richard II in 2013, RSC director Gregory Doran moves on to tackle the story of King Henry IV when he was on the throne. Quick recap of the story: Henry IV has taken the throne from Richard II but he is already facing a ...

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Richard II – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Gregory Doran Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards [Rating:4] With Gregory Doran now at the helm of the RSC, here begins his ambitious attempt to stage every play in the Shakespeare canon between now and 2019, in celebration of the 450th anniversary of the bard’s birth and the 400th anniversary of his death. Richard II is perhaps a ...

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BLOG: RSC’s Winter 13 season to feature David Tennant as Richard II and Hilary Mantel adaptations

Gregory Doran today announced his first season as artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. In news that will thrill theatregoers and sci-fi fans alike, David Tennant returns to the stage as Richard II in Stratford-upon-Avon between 10 October and 16 November 2013. The play will transfer to London’s Barbican Theatre from 9 December. This production not only reunites the ...

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NEWS: Samsung helps bring Digital Theatre into your home

For the past three years, media production company Digital Theatre has been bringing London's theatre to wherever you are in the form of a high-definition digital recording, a theatrical experience for less than the price of a restricted view seat at most West End theatres (online rentals are from £6.99). Founders Robert Delamere and Tom Shaw have now taken the ...

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