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Brave New World – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Aldous Huxley Adaptation: Dawn King Director: James Dacre Reviewer: Dominic Corr It should, perhaps, worry some that a piece of satirical literature from the 1930’s manages to maintain its place as satire, but also draw legitimate parallels with our own 21st century lifestyles. Humorous references to monogamy and over-indulgence may still reverberate, but the production's revitalised treatment for the ...

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Brave New World – The Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Aldous Huxley Adaptor: Dawn King Director: James Dacre Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Set in a dystopian future where embryos are factory farmed and their futures built on science, Brave New World is a force of a play. Based on the 1931 novel by Aldous Huxley, it opens with a lecture with the head of the organisation talking the audience through ...

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Not About Heroes – Theatre Royal, Winchester

Director: Eliot Giuralarocca Writer: Stephen MacDonald Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage With the commemoration of the outbreak of World War I keenly in the nation’s mind it is apt that the Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park are touring Stephen MacDonald’s Not About Heroes, a poignant and emotional piece about the meeting of two of the country’s eminent and famous ...

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