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Merlin – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

The cast of Merlin at Southampton's Nuffield Theatre

Writer: Ella Hickson Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: David Jobson   Who says libraries aren't fun? This production company doesn't think so in the Nuffield's latest offering for the festive season, Merlin. Among the towering walls of bookshelves, the show is staged by a group of bespectacled, tweed-jacket-wearing librarians. An odd choice, but soon the level of imagination in Ella Hickson's ...

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The Final Revelation of Sherlock Holmes – Pleasance Theatre, London

Writer: Tim Norton Director: Danny Wainwright Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Early on in this play, Watson makes a big deal about Holmes having solved a high profile and difficult case from within the four walls of his sitting room. A feat which is, we can all agree, more than impressive. But this was years ago in his younger days. We see ...

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Dinner – Baron’s Court Theatre, London

Writer: Moira Buffini Director: Adam Morris Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3] Well we've all been there haven't we? The dinner party from Hell! This revival of Moira Buffini's black comedy, first seen at the National in 2002, allows us to squirm in horror at the ghastly food and even more ghastly conversation while staying sufficiently removed so as not have to ...

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