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Full of Sound and Fury/Signifying Nothing – Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham

Writers: William Shakespeare, 'Roman de Fruscan', Jennifer Rigby Directors: 'Roman de Fruscan', Nicky Cox Reviewer: Selwyn Knight As 2018 blinks blearily into life, Birmingham’s Blue Orange Theatre brings us two short plays each inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth: Full of Sound and Fury, credited to one Roman de Fruscan, and Signifying Nothing, by Jennifer Rigby. Dreamscape Theatre’s Full of Sound and ...

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A Christmas Carol – Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Eric Gracey from the book by Charles Dickens Director: Jennifer Rigby Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol over a six-week period in 1843. Affected by the conditions in which he saw children work, it was a polemic against the impact of the Industrial Revolution. His story of a miserable miserly moneylender motivated solely to increase his ...

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The Importance of Being Earnest – The Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham

Benjamin Darlington as Jack Worthing in Blue Orange's The Importance of Being Earnest

Writer: Oscar Wilde Director: Oliver Hume Reviewer: Selwyn Knight   Since 1895, when it premiered at the St James’s Theatre, London, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, has entertained audiences, dazzling them with Oscar Wilde’s sparkling dialogue. The convoluted plot is, indeed, trivial serving as a farcical vehicle for Wilde’s wit and providing a satirical ...

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