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Pictures of Dorian Gray – Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Writer: Oscar Wilde Adapted by: Lucy Shaw Director: Tom Littler Set/Lighting: William Reynolds Sound: Matt Eaton Reviewer: Ron Simpson Jermyn Street Theatre’s Pictures of Dorian Gray, premiered at the Stephen Joseph’s McCarthy Theatre, is, without doubt, a bold concept brought to fruition with stylish elegance. What is less certain is how fully it communicates the drama and the narrative of ...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray – Richmond Theatre

Writer: Oscar Wilde Adaptor/Director: Sean Adyon Reviewer: Sophia Moss “I’m not heartless, but this isn’t affecting me like it should,” Dorian admits. It’s something we can all relate to in one way or another, but for Dorian it marks the beginning of his descent into a hedonistic lifestyle of sex, drugs and god knows what else. The Picture of Dorian ...

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Dorian Gray – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Reviewer:David Doyle The plot of Oscar Wilde’sThe Picture of Dorian Grayis known to many through the novel itself and numerous adaptations of varying quality, and that creates a major challenge in adapting it for the stage. Just how do you keep audiences engaged in a story that they already know? It’s a challenge but one that Incognito Theatre manage to ...

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Dorian Gray – Riverside Studios, London

Writer and Director: Linnie Reedman Music and Lyrics: Joe Evans Reviewer: Stephen Bates Oscar Wilde’s narcissistic fantasy of eternal youth has entered our collective consciousness to the extent that almost everyone knows the very simple story - handsome young man does a deal with the Devil so that his portrait ages while he stays young. However, if simplicity is a ...

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