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Lady Windermere’s Fan – Vaudeville Theatre, London

Writer: Oscar Wilde Director: Kathy Burke Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Although most famous for their endless witticism, Oscar Wilde’s plays also remind us that either for good or bad our past eventually catches up with all of us. Whether your origins have been obscured by being left in a London railway station, you’ve written indiscriminate letters selling cabinet secrets or walked ...

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The Retreat – The Park, London

Writer: Sam Bain Director: Kathy Burke Reviewer: Richard Maguire Brotherhood or Buddhahood?  That’s the decision Luke has to make in The Retreat, The Park Theatre’s new comedy directed by Kathy Burke. Should Luke become a monk, severing his ties with the outside world or should he return to London and its wily ways with his wide boy brother, Tony? The Retreat is ...

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Once A Catholic – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer: Mary O’Malley Director: Kathy Burke Reviewer: John Roberts Like the very religion it aims to look at and question Mary O’Malley’s Once A Catholic hasn’t really stood the test of time. O’Malley’s vignette heavy script of three Mary’s as they progress through their O-Level year at a Willesden convent school in the late 1950s just doesn’t have the desired ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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