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Merlin – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

The cast of Merlin at Southampton's Nuffield Theatre

Writer: Ella Hickson Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: David Jobson   Who says libraries aren't fun? This production company doesn't think so in the Nuffield's latest offering for the festive season, Merlin. Among the towering walls of bookshelves, the show is staged by a group of bespectacled, tweed-jacket-wearing librarians. An odd choice, but soon the level of imagination in Ella Hickson's ...

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The BFG – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Roald Dahl Adapter: David Wood Director: Teresa Ludovico Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The BFG is very much a show of two halves. Before the interval, we meet Sophie, who lives in an orphanage overseen by the cruel Mrs Clonkers. Unable to sleep one night, she inadvertently sees something she shouldn’t, and is whisked away by a giant to his cave ...

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