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Cinderella – Gala Theatre, Durham

Sally Collet and Hazel Pude in Cinderella

Writer: Neil Armstrong and Paul Hartley Director: Neil Armstrong and Paul Hartley Choreographer: Georgina Mannifield Reviewer: Anna Ambelez   The stage opens onto a fairy tale forest setting the scene for the most classic of fairy tales, Cinderella. A timeless tale of rags to riches, the earliest recorded version dates from AD 850 and it is still going strong. After ...

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Love’s Labours Won: RSC Live Broadcast – Gala Theatre, Durham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Love’s Labour’s Won or Much Ado about Nothing, is a tale of two pairs of lovers, one pair maligned and the other pushed together by friends. Claudio (Tunji Kasim) in love with Hero (Flora Spencer-Longhurst), rejects her at the altar, accusing her of infidelity, having been duped into believing it. While ...

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Love’s Labour’s Lost: RSC Live Broadcast – Gala Theatre, Durham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Reality versus fantasy, love, desire, reckoning and rationalization. These are themes in Love’s Labour’s Lost. Ferdinand King of Navarre (Sam Alexander) and his three companions, Berowne (Edward Bennett), Dumaine (Tunji Kasim) and Longaville (William Belchambers) vow to forsake the company of women for three years in order to study and fast. ...

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All Creatures Great & Small – The Gala Theatre, Durham

Based on the books by: James Herriot Adaptor/Director: Simon Stallworthy Reviewer: Ian Cain [Rating:3] The tender and heart-warming tales, chronicling the adventures of a vet working in the North Yorkshire Moors became a classic television series that ran for twelve years when the BBC based ‘All Creatures Great &Small’ on the first two novels written by James Herriot, ‘If Only ...

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