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The Knowledge – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Jack Rosenthal (Adapted by Simon Block) Director: Maureen Lipman Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The black cab is an iconic London landmark every bit as recognisable as Buckingham Palace or St Paul’s Cathedral, and its drivers carry a hard-earned encyclopaedic understanding of the city’s 15,000 central streets as well as the various suburbs. The long process of obtaining ‘The Knowledge’ was ...

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The Best – Lass O’Gowrie, Manchester

Writer: Jack Rosenthal Adaptor: Ian Winterton Director: Colin Connor Reviewer: Brian Gorman [Rating:4.5] Adapted from an un-filmed script by legendary writer Jack Rosenthal (endorsed by his widow Maureen Lipman), ‘The Best’ tells of the greatest battle of George Best’s career; an ultimately futile, and very public, struggle with his own demons. In the intimate setting of the upstairs theatre at ...

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