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Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – The Hippodrome, Bristol

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Ivana Galapcheva To adapt Mark Haddon’s best-selling and award-winning book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is no small feat, but Simon Stephens is more than up to the task. It’s a story about a teenage boy with behavioural problems named Christopher Boone, who after finding the ...

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Angels In America – National Theatre, London

Man, woman on glowing ladder

Writer: Tony Kushner Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Glen Pearce As an increasingly bitter election campaign begins to be fought, it is timely that Tony Kushner's epic Angels In America receives an epic revival at the National Theatre. When initially staged at the same venue 25 years ago, the themes of tolerance, sexuality, religious belief and mental illness may have seemed radical, but ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – The Grand, Leeds

Writer:  Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Stephen Brennan The floor and walls of the stage at The Grand in Leeds are covered in gridlines straight from a maths textbook. The effect is to create a claustrophobic and oppressive cage filled with, among other things, a number of white crates, seemingly miscellaneous items ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Jay Nuttall This monster hit of a show is back on the road. Five years after taking London by storm and winning countless awards from runs in the West End and on Broadway it embarks on another UK tour throughout 2017, opening at The Lowry in Salford. Mark Haddon’s bestselling ...

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Husbands and Sons – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: D H Lawrence Adaptor: Ben Power Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent   Ben Power and Marianne Elliott have constructed this new piece, Husbands and Sons, by combining three other plays by D H Lawrence. While originally written as three separate plays they do have common themes. All are set in the same mining village in 1911, and while ...

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NEWS: Community focus for Royal Exchange season

Community is at the heart of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre’s Spring and Summer season, announced today [13th November]. Announced by the venue’s Artistic Director, Sarah Frankom, community, family and friendship will all be explored across the venue's stages. Highlights of the season include the return of Marianne Elliott to the venue with her critically acclaimed National Theatre co-production of Husbands ...

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The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Maggie Constable Making a much-anticipated arrival at Milton Keynes this week, is The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time, penned by acclaimed author Mark Haddon and adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens. The play is a National Theatre production, winner of seven Olivier awards Christopher Boone, a ...

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