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Oh, The Humanity And Other Good Intentions – Tabard Theatre, London

Writer: Will Eno Director: Paul Lichtenstern Reviewer: Stephen Bates   “We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone…” said Orson Welles and the same conclusion comes to mind after seeing Will Eno’s quirky exploration of the human condition. Ordinary people, each with their own foibles, strengths and inadequacies are depicted as if small vessels adrift on a vast ocean, ...

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Four Farces – Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Writers: John Maddison Morton, William E Suter, Joseph Stirling Coyne Director: Jonathan Kemp Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] With a production that showcases four vintage farces penned by three excellent writers, European Arts Company are certainly challenging the idea that the Victorians were an austere bunch with no sense of humour. Performed in the wonderfully apt setting of Wilton’s Music Hall, ...

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The Horror! The Horror! – Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Book: Stewart Pringle & Tom Richards Music and lyrics: Jeffrey Mayhew Director: Tom Richards Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:3.5] Presented as part of the London Horror Festival The Horror! The Horror! is an immersive promenade piece that uses the beautiful building that is Wilton’s Music Hall in an original and intriguing way. Set in Victorian London at the opening of a ...

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The Dumb Waiter and The Lover – Harrogate Theatre

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jonathan Kemp Reviewer: Katie Lee [rating:3] European Arts Company decided to celebrate 10 years of operation by presenting a double bill of Nobel Prize winning playwright, Harold Pinter. This tour brings two lesser-known one act plays to the table, with both being often classified as ‘Comedies of Menace’. The performance takes place in the theatre’s Studio, ...

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