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The Rivals – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer:  Richard Brinsley Sheridan Director: Dominic Hill Reviewer:  R G Balgray Difficulties abound in approaching Georgian drama without preconceptions: those powdered wigs, and convoluted manners, as the age of wit and decorum awaits the tsunami of cultural and social changes brought forth by the 19th Century. And The Rivals is firmly of its age too -  locked in a distant ...

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The Easter Rising And Thereafter – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

The Cast of Easter Rising at Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Christopher Bland Director: Donnacadh O’Briain Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   Amid the bunting and pageantry that has marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the Queen’s 90th birthday, another landmark has gone somewhat unnoticed in the public consciousness. Exactly a century ago last weekend, on Easter Monday 1916, around 1200 armed members of the Irish Volunteers and the Irish ...

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The Birthday Party – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Director: Blanche McIntyre Writer: Harold Pinter Reviewer: Helen Jones [rating:4] Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party is the latest offering at the Royal Exchange, who excel in taking theatre classics and bringing them into the round and revitalising for today's audiences. This production is no exception. Meg, a woman in her sixties, runs a boarding house in a seaside town, Petey, ...

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