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Glory Dazed – East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Writer: Cat Jones Director: Jake Smith Reviewer: Ron Simpson The programming at East Riding Theatre, progressive and open-minded, never fails to impress. A small theatre working hard to establish itself in a historic (and, one would imagine, traditionally-minded) market town might be expected to play safe, but the reality is far different from that. East Riding Theatre may have developed ...

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Art – East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Writer: Yazmina Reza Translator: Christopher Hampton Director: Martin Hutson Composer: Chris Warner Set Designer: Ed Ullyart Reviewer: Ron Simpson Art is one of the more remarkable theatrical success stories of the past quarter-century. Originally staged in Paris in 1994, it transferred to the West End in Christopher Hampton’s translation two years later, ran for eight years and has never lacked ...

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Good People – East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire Director: Adrian Rawlins Set Design: Ed Ullyart Lighting: Simon Bedwell Reviewer: Ron Simpson   In the publicity for East Riding Theatre’s production of Good People the strapline, “A comedy with an edge”, is used. Well, yes, up to a point. David Lindsay-Abaire certainly has a gift for verbal and character comedy that slides in on-demand – a gift ...

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