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Hubert is Very Dead – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Writer / Director: The Company Reviewer: Maryam Philpott With only a week to Halloween, the London Horror Festival is in full swing, taking over The Old Red Lion theatre pub in Angel to showcase over 25 original creepy shorts in four weeks. Plenty of spine-chilling tales of ghosts and ghouls are being performed but perhaps none as anarchically silly as ...

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The Rape of Lucretia – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music: Benjamin Britten Libretto: Ronald Duncan Director: Fiona Shaw Set Designer: Michael Levine Conductor: Jack Ridley [rating:5] Glyndebourne gave the premiere of Britten's chamber opera The Rape of Lucretia in 1946, starring Kathleen Ferrier in the title rôle. It hasn't been staged again by Glyndebourne until now, the year we are celebrating 100 years since the British composer's birth. As ...

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