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The 39 Steps – The Barn Theatre, Cirencester

Writer: Patrick Barlow Director: Joseph O’Malley Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The creative history of this comedic production of The 39 Stepsis an interesting one. This parody of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 film – itself a loose adaptation of John Buchan’s novel, published some 20 years earlier – first saw fruit in a version by Simon Corbie and Nobby Dimon, who retold the ...

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Horrible Histories: The Terrible Tudors – Sheffield Lyceum

Writer: Terry Deary Director: Phil Clarke Reviewer: Tony Oliver [Rating:4] The Birmingham Stage Company are performing two shows on their tour at the magnificent Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield; The Vile Victorians and the Terrible Tudors. In the Blue Peter Book Awards 2001 and 2002 Terry Deary won “Best Knowledge Book of All Time” for his books on the Rotten Romans ...

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