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As You Like It – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Derek Bond Reviewer: Stephen Bates Featherweight romantic fantasy that it is, As You Like It is the home for some of William Shakespeare’s most lyrical passages and the perfect production of it is one that keeps the broad comedy bubbling while contrasting it with a mood of reflective melancholy. Performed in a studio space with little ...

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The Comedy of Errors – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Edie Ranvier The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare’s Plautian farce about twins and mistaken identity, has been neatly twinned by all-male theatre company Propeller in a matched pair with A Midsummer Night’s Dream in this, their current tour. But these twin shows, unlike the Dromios and Antipholuses who confuse the action of the play, ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Edie Ranvier All-male Shakespeare company Propeller has come to Edinburgh with a brace of the Bard’s earliest comedies: the less-performed Comedy of Errors, and the well-known and well-loved A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a story of love, fairies and chaos. You may know the Dream, but you probably won’t have seen it quite like ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] Propeller’s 2013/14 tour sees them revive their productions of The Comedy of Errors and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the latter kicking things off in a few venues this winter before the former joins it in rep early next year. The all-male Shakespeare company has rightfully garnered considerable praise for ...

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A Christmas Carol – Waterloo East Theatre, London

Writer: Charles Dickens Adapted and performed by: Dominic Gerrard Director: Tim Carroll Reviewer: Lizzie Kirkwood [rating:2] In this one-man adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’, directed by Tim Carroll, who is currently directing Mark Rylance in Richard III and Twelfth Night in the West End, Dominic Gerrard tells us the familiar story of Scrooge, visited by ghosts on Christmas Eve and ...

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