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See How They Run – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Philip King Director: Eric Potts Reviewer: Brian Gorman Philip King’s typically English farce seems an ideal choice as the debut production for Warwick Davis’ Reduced Height Theatre Company. The star of TV’s Life’s Too Short, and several Star Wars movies, has long dreamt of acting in regular plays on stage, yet opportunities have been severely limited for him. Society’s ...

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See How They Run – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Philip King Director: Eric Potts Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes See How They Run is a glorious farce presented by Warwick Davis and the members of the Reduced Height Theatre Company. Written in 1945, it is a hilarious nonsensethatis quite literally “Hello Vicar, whoops – there go my trousers”. With escaped Germans, Bishops, soldiers, visiting vicars and a village battle-axe, it ...

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See How They Run – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Philip King Director: Eric Potts Reviewer: Christopher Hong Warwick Davis established the Reduced Height Theatre Company so he can for once be in a proper play and employ a full cast of actors of short stature. His choice is this farce full of vicars, soldiers and a German. It is during the war where Rev Lionel Topp and his ...

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See How They Run – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Philip King Director: Eric Potts Reviewer: Selwyn Knight In this age of equality of opportunity, it’s interesting to note that the plethora of restricted theatre groups – there have been recent examples of Shakespeare performed by all male groups, all female groups and all black groups, and performance groups set up to showcase the talents of people with a ...

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Peter Pan – Liverpool Empire

Writer: J.M. Barrie Adaptor: Eric Potts Director: Jane Joseph Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] As pantomimes go Peter Pan, doesn’t naturally lend itself to the genre, however this years production at the Liverpool Empire is a beast of a production, it has all the glitz, gags, and energy to make any shortcomings you may have fall to the kerb. Sticking pretty ...

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