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An Ideal Husband – Vaudeville Theatre, London

Writer: Oscar Wilde Director: Jonathan Church Reviewer: Stephen Bates Glancing at the names of the main characters in Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, all bar one of them titled, a natural reaction is to ask how on Earth can the problems of this cross-section of the Victorian aristocracy be relevant to modern life? It is only when their problems turn ...

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Sand in the Sandwiches – Salisbury Playhouse

Writer: Hugh Whitemore, with extracts from John Betjamen’s poetry Director: Gareth Armstrong Reviewer: David Jobson John Betjeman is considered a treasured poet of the last century. His nostalgia for the past is loved by many of the older generation who can identify with his era.  Now this production, headlined with Edward Fox as the poet himself, has set out to ...

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An Ideal Husband – Festival Theatre, Chichester

Writer : Oscar Wilde Director : Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer : Steve Turner Although An Ideal Husband does not reach the heights achieved by Wilde’s more famous work The Importance of Being Earnest there is still a lot to recommend about this work. The central theme of a politician being blackmailed over revelations about his private life reflects the situation Wilde ...

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