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Birdsong – Ipswich, New Wolsey Theatre

Book by: Sebastian Faulks Adapted by: Rachel Wagstaff Director: Alastair Whatley Music: Tim van Eyken Reviewer: Michael Gray [Rating:4.5] Sebastian Faulks' classic novel, with its psychological insights and its graphic descriptions of trench and tunnel, was never going to be easy to adapt. Perhaps that's why this first ever touring production is Rachel Wagstaffe's second attempt; she's abandoned the time ...

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Above Me The Wide Blue Sky – Young Vic, London

Direction &Design: David Harradine &Sam Butler Reviewer: Sarah Nutland [rating:3] Fevered Sleeps’ new offering Above Me The Wide Blue Sky has transformed The Maria at the Young Vic in to an intriguing light and audio visual installation, with a performance questioning what happens when people become disconnected from nature. The walls of the space are covered with large screens showing ...

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Birdsong – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Author: Sebastian Faulks Adapter: Rachel Wagstaff Director: Alastair Whatley Reviewer: Bill Avenell [rating:5]   The horror and futility of the 1st WW is a harrowing subject of course, so this is not a production for the faint hearted because it does succeed in portraying that horror and futility through its story of a young army officer battling his way through ...

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