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Mmm Hmmm – Theatre Shop, Clevedon

Composer and Director: Verity Standen Reviewer: Claire Hayes Mmm Hmmm was a word-of-mouth hit when performed in Bristol’s Tobacco Factory last year, and for those who missed Verity Standen’s a capella song theatre, the show’s visit to Theatre Shop’s inaugural season in Clevedon provides a welcome opportunity to catch up. This really is a genre-defying piece, combining three stunning female ...

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Richard III – Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Andrew Hilton Reviewer: Shane Morgan [rating:4] There’s a lot of love for Richard III at the moment – the car park residing monarch and by association, the play. Whether by chance or, “some secret close intent”, Bristol’s Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory has struck programming gold by opening their 2013 season with the hunch-backed toad. There ...

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Twelfth Night – Reading Minster of Mary The Virgin Church, Reading

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Hal Chambers Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:4] ; Reading is abuzz with theatre at the moment and Reading Between The Lines’ latest offering is sure to cement their place in the heart of the cultural scene. Set in the stunning surroundings of the Grade 1 listed Reading Minster of St Mary the Virgin Church this production of ...

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The Cherry Orchard – Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames

Writer: Anton Chekhov Director: Andrew Hilton [rating:3.5] The Bristol-based Shakespeare company, ‘Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory’ make their third foray into Chekhov territory, a comedy-based interpretation that achieves a decidedly Shakespearian balance. Initially at least there’s something of ‘Downton Abbey’ approach; a family returns to an ancestral home, complete with ancient retainers and a bevy of upper-class hangers-on with no ...

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