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FILM REVIEW: Vita and Virginia

Writers: Eileen Atkins with Chanya Button Director: Chanya Button Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Opening this year’s Flare, London’s biggest LGBTQ+ film festival, is Vita and Virginia,a lavish period drama based on the love affair between Sackville- West and Woolf at the beginning of the 1920s. While Vita’s dogged pursuit of Woolf is dramatically reimagined, the film is dripping with so many ...

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The Witch of Edmonton – The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Writers: William Rowley,Thomas Dekker &John Ford Director: Gregory Doran Reviewer: James Garrington When it first appeared in 1621, The Witch of Edmonton was a very topical piece indeed. Only a few months earlier, Elizabeth Sawyer had faced a trial for her life for supposed witchcraft in the village of Edmonton, and the play tells the story of the events that ...

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All That Fall – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] It is not surprising that the Jermyn Street Theatre’s production of All That Fall sold out in under three days: a rare Samuel Beckett play, directed by Trevor Nunn and starring Eileen Atkins and Michael Gambon, in a 70 seat theatre tucked away behind Piccadilly Circus. A radio play written ...

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