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The Pope – Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Anthony McCarten Director: James Dacre Reviewer: James Garrington A world-premiere, The Pope is the latest production to come out of the Made in Northampton stable – and like many of its predecessors it is a spellbinding piece of theatre. It is based on a true story, the story of two men and what is arguably the most powerful job in ...

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The Ockerbys on Ice – The Dukes, Lancaster

Writer: Debbie Oates Director: Joe Sumsion Reviewer: May Mellstrom For a show about the preservative powers of freezing temperatures, Debbie Oates’s new play The Ockerbys on Ice is a surprisingly warm story that could thaw the coldest of hearts, straddling genres in a way rarely seen on the stage. Half sci-fi, half family drama,The Ockerbys on Ice introduces us to ...

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It’s A Wonderful Life – Connaught Theatre, Worthing

It's a Wonderful Life

Director: Guy Retallack Reviewer: Jo Payne As Christmas nears and the cold sets in, this production provides a cosy getaway from the busyness of life, bringing with it important messages through a poignant story. Advertised as a radio play, the structure is a surprise until the cast arrives on stage and welcome you, the studio audience, to the live performance ...

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Blood Wedding – Courtyard Theatre, London

Writer: Federico García Lorca, adapted by Tanya Ronder Director: Bronagh Lagan Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3] Lorca’s writing is suffused with the heat and passion of his Spanish homeland and his 1932 play Blood Wedding is one of his most famous and oft-performed works. Aria Entertainment’s production uses Tanya Ronder’s recent translation but director Bronagh Lagan often struggles to combine the ...

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