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A Farewell to Arms– The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Ernest Hemingway Adaptor/Directors: Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks Reviewer: Dave Cunningham The centenary of World War 1 has been marked the staging of a number of plays that reflect the atrocity of the conflict by emphasising, say, the number of causalities. imitating the dog take a different approach. Their adaptation of A Farewell to Arms is as much a ...

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A Farewell to Arms – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: Ernest Hemingway Music: Jeremy Payton-Jones Directors: Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks Reviewer: Janet Jepson Doomed love is a very hackneyed phrase, and capturing it realistically on a stage is a huge task for a theatre company. The spectres of Romeo and Juliet, Love Story, The English Patient, Brokeback Mountain and numerous other tragic love stories live on in the ...

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Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises – Trafalgar Studios 2, London

Adapted for the stage by: Alex Helfrecht, from the novel by Ernest Hemingway Director: Alex Helfrecht Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] The art of adapting a novel for the stage is often fraught with difficulties, the need to balance fidelity to the source material with the demands of a different art form is further complicated by the expectations and preconceptions that ...

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