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Much Ado About Nothing – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester

Writer: William Shakespeare Composer and Musical Director: Olly Fox Director: Bill Buckhurst Reviewer: Abbie Rippon Picnics at the ready; pop open the prosecco and uncork the Malbec! Sit back, relax and enjoy your journey to Messina at the Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. Written in 1598, when women were expected to stay chaste and subservient in a world ruled by ...

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Time of My Life – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Alan Ayckbourn Director: Alan Ayckbourn Reviewer: Mary Tapper In this touring set of plays, The Ayckbourn Ensemble, we have a new play, Arrivals &Departures, a couple of one act farces, Farcicals, and a revival of an old favourite, Time of My Life. Here Alan Ayckbourn has chosen to revisit one of his favourite plays on the 21st anniversary of ...

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Time of My Life – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer/Director: Alan Ayckbourn Reviewer: Bill Avenell In an interview in the program notes of Time of my Life Alan Ayckbourn comments that this play “couldn’t work if it was set in Surrey”. That may or may not be true but it certainly worked last night when performed in Surrey, and right in the County Town to boot. But this is ...

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The Norman Conquests – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Alan Ayckbourn Director: Philip Wilson Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] Alan Ayckbourn has certainly carved himself a much deserved place in the playwright hall of fame, having recently topped a poll to find the best playwright of the last 60 years. Written in 1973 and produced in Scarborough, The Norman Conquests trilogy are three individual interlocking plays (Table Manners, Living ...

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Anthology – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Guest Director: Indhu Rubashingham Reviewer: David Noble [rating:4] When you enter a theatre to be told you have to roll a die, and based on this result you receive an object and a set of headphones, you know the production is going to be difficult to review. Yet this was Anthology, a conceptually brilliant piece of theatre. The idea was ...

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