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Private Lives – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Private Lives - Mercury Theatre Colchester

Writer: Noel Coward Director: Esther Richardson Reviewer: Michael Gray   “Quite amusing. A bit dated.” That was a soundbite in the rush to the bar after Act Two. Possibly the same gentleman who was gently snoring during the quieter Deauville scenes. I hope he stayed (awake) to see stuffy, “I’m glad I’m normal”, Prynne kissed unexpectedly on the lips… Despite ...

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NEWS: Pilot Theatre appoints Esther Richardson as new Artistic Director

The former Associate Director of CAST Doncaster, Esther Richardson, has been appointed Artistic Director and joint Chief Executive of Pilot Theatre, the company has announced today [15 February 2016]. She will take over from Marcus Romer, who has headed the organisation for the last 22 years, on 4 July 2016. A graduate of Bristol University and Goldsmiths College, Richardson has ...

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Blood – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Writer: Emteaz Hussain Director: Esther Richardson Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Caneze and Sully are teenagers in love. But Caneze’s brother disapproves – Caneze is an A grade student hoping to study pharmacy at university; Sully is a downbeat cook. As they become more serious, her well-connected brother takes steps to stop the relationship and install his friend as her new, upgraded, ...

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How to Breathe – Nottingham Playhouse, Neville Studio

Writer: Mufaro Makubika Director: Esther Richardson Reviewer: Dave Smith Writer Mufaro Makubika is a Zimbabwean national now living in Nottingham and, having previously been accepted on to the Royal Court’s Young Writers Programme, is clearly forging an exciting future for himself in British theatre. Joseph, the protagonist in his one-man dramaHow to Breathe, is also a Zimbabwean national in Britain, ...

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