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Pride and Prejudice – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Book: Jane Austen Stage Adaptation: Simon Reade Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Barbara Michaels   Dashing young men and their lady loves are a feature of Jane Austen’s novels – Colin Firth’s Mr Darcy from the TV mini-series of Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice, set in the Regency era in which she lived, is still remembered by many.  Simon Reade’s ...

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Pride and Prejudice – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Matthew Kelly & Felicity Montagu as Mr& Mrs Bennet in Pride and Prejudice

Writer: Jane Austen Adaptor: Simon Reade Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Dan English   Jane Austen’s famous novel comes to life once more in this new production of Pride and Prejudice as the love story continues its UK tour. Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montagu are the Bennets as Deborah Bruce’s production unravels the tribulations of their search for successful suitors to ...

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Pride and Prejudice – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: Jane Austen Adaptor: Simon Reade Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Claire Hayes Regent’s Park Theatre’s revival of its 2013 open-air Pride and Prejudice comes to the Theatre Royal in Bath, following in the literary footsteps of its previous productions To Kill a Mockingbird and Lord of the Flies. In a city that claims Jane Austen as one of its own ...

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Pride and Prejudice – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Jane Austin Adaptor: Simon Reade Composer: Lillian Henley Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Abbie Rippon Regents Park Open Air Theatre’s stunning production of Pride and Prejudice is an absolute joy behold. A perfect glimpse into a world where manners, social rules and polite society mean everything; and finding a husband can mean even more. Jane Austin finished writing this celebrated ...

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The Distance – Studio Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Deborah Bruce Director: Charlotte Gwinner Reviewer: Sheila Stratford Female friendships, the demands of parenthood and relationships are but some of the issues explored in this wickedly funny and poignant play. The Distance is the first co-production between Sheffield Theatres and the Orange Tree Theatre, London. It was originally produced by and premièred at The Orange Tree in 2014, and ...

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Joanne – Soho Theatre, London

  Writers: Deborah Bruce, Theresa Ikoko, Laura Lomas, Chino Odimba, Ursula Rani Sarma Director: Roisin McBrinn Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Hindsight is a wonderful thing. In the wake of a tragic event, it is so easy to look back and attempt to pinpoint the exact moment that things went wrong – where a different decision could have been made which ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Joanne

Artist(s): Tanya Moodie for Clean Break Writers: Chino Odimba, Theresa Ikoko, Ursula Rani Sarma, Deborah Bruce, Laura Lomas Director: Roisin McBrinn Venue: The Little House Reviewer: Glen Pearce Mental Health provision is a hot topic at the moment. While the various service providers are placed under the microscope there’s often a forgotten group. Like a stone thrown into the Latitude ...

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