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Little Eyolf – Almeida Theatre, London

Little Eyolf, Almeida Theatre

Writer: Henrik Ibsen Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Andy Moseley The third part of a trilogy is a notoriously difficult affair. There is not only the acclaim for part one to live up to, there is also thefulfilment of the promise in part two. Added to that is the feeling that part three is always the climax, the tying up of ...

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Lippy – Young Vic, London

Writer: Bush Moukarzel and Dead Centre Directors: Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   ‘To be or not to be’ is probably the most famous quotation in the English language, and in Hamlet’s noble contemplation of death we hear a man struggling with the futility of life but fearing what may be beyond it. But for all Shakespeare’s ...

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The Believers – The Curve, Leicester

Writer: Bryony Lavery Director: Scott Graham Reviewer: James Garrington Just imagine that something life-changing has happened but you’re not sure how. Imagine that the only thing you’re really sure of is that you’re no longer sure about anything. This is the premise of The Believers. When Marianne (Eileen Walsh) and Joff (Christopher Colquhoun) find that their home is flooded, they ...

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The Believers – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Writer: Bryony Lavery Director: Scott Graham Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Frantic Assembly’s production of The Believers is a thing of rare beauty, a symphony of sound, light and shade. From the moment one enters the auditorium to see a largely black stage with its angular shapes of light and skeletal metal constructions, and hear the rhythmic electronic music one is unsettled; ...

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DruidMurphy – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Tom Murphy Director: Garry Hynes Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating: 4.5] It is fitting that DruidMurphy is part of the cultural Olympiad as it is the theatre equivalent of a triathlon…three plays back to back, a feat of endurance that is ultimately uplifting and inspiring, leaving you exhausted but exhilarated. The production takes three of Tom Murphy’s plays and explores ...

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