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Tadzio Speaks – Etcetera Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Martin Foreman Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3] Thomas Mann’s 1912 novella Death in Venice is perhaps best known because of Luchino Visconti’s 1971 film adaptation, which is regarded by many as a masterpiece of European cinema. It also inspired a Benjamin Britten opera, first performed in 1973. The story was set at Venice Lido where an ageing writer ...

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Full Stage Splash – King’s Arms, Salford

Director: Michael Eeckett Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:1]   The Sigil Club seeks to make shows no one else is producing by merging theatre with pop-culture influences. In the case of ‘Full Stage Splash: A Comic Look at the Comic Book’ superhero comics are the outside influence. An average theatregoer might have an interest in how a medium that started as ...

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Crookback – Etcetera Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Creator: Tim Welham Director: Megan Watson Reviewer: James Bartholomeusz [rating:4.5] There is perhaps a rule in theatre that the size of a production’s cast is proportional to the gamble it’s willing to make. It stands to sense: a large cohort of actors might lead to lop-sidedness or lack of direction, but at least the weight is spread. ...

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