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Home, I’m Darling – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Laura Wade Director: Tamara Harvery Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Co-produced by Theatr Clwyd and The National Theatre, Laura Wade's Home, I'm Darling is on tour before a rejoiceful home-coming at the theatre in north Wales where it began life before transferring to London and beyond. It is a commentary on the way we live our lives in a modern world, feminism, ...

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The Big Meal – HighTide Festival, Halesworth

Writer: Dan Le Franc Director: Michael Boyd Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Forget Cameron’s Big Society, Dan Le Franc’s The Big Meal gives us the true reflection of our modern lives. It may be set in America but this compelling 90 minute journey across 80 years of family history is universal in its appeal. As the traditional nuclear family expands both ...

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The Big Meal – Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: Dan LeFranc Director: Michael Boyd Reviewer: Claire Hayes Make sure you inhale deeply before you watch The Big Meal. It begins with a meeting in a restaurant and, from that first, heady encounter at a table for two, there’s little chance to catch your breath. Sam and Nicole tell each other they aren’t looking for commitment but, as their ...

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The Winter’s Tale – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: William Shakespeare Music: Jon Boden Director: Lucy Bailey Reviewer: Rebecca Brown [Rating:4] The Winter’s Tale is a play torn in half, as if a pessimist penned the first half and an optimist the second. It’s a difficult Shakespeare play to do well, because thematically it’s a bit like trying to fit two opposing jigsaw pieces together. Lucy Bailey’s take ...

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RSC’s The Winter’s Tale – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Lucy Bailey Reviewer :Maggie Constable [rating:4] Tara Fitzgerald, renowned British film and TV star, makes her RSC debut in a new production of The Winter’s Tale.Shakespeare’s story of envy, repentance and forgiveness is set in an “idea” of Sicilia and Bohemia. Most interpretations of his play centre around the relationship between these two worlds. Lucy Bailey, ...

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