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Trial by Laughter – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writers: Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: Maggie Constable For and evening of sharp wit, incredibly relevant issues and, yes, laughter, there is no better place to be this week than Milton Keynes theatre for Trial by Laughter. William Hone’s true story has proved to be a gift to partners in crime, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, ...

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Trial by Laughter – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writers: Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: Alice Fowler William Hone is the free speech hero you have probably never heard of: an unassuming bookseller and publisher who, in 1817, was taken to court by the Regency government on a charge of seditious libel and blasphemy. His crime? Poking fun at the Tory government, the monarchy and ...

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Single Spies – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

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Writer: Alan Bennett Director: Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer: James Garrington   Those who lived through the Cold War will no doubt remember the shock of hearing about the so-called Cambridge Ring, a group of Soviet agents buried deep within the British establishment – the public exposure of first two, then a third, and later a fourth, and the question: “how many ...

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Teddy – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Tristan Bernays Music: Dougal Irvine Director: Eleanor Rhode Reviewer: Scott Stait     Finding itself somewhere between a gig, performance poetry and a play with music,Teddybursts onto the scene with youthful vigor and a strength that comes from both the crafted writing and energetic performances. Set over the course of a drunken night out in Elephant and Castle, Tristan ...

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