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Frankenstein – Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Eric Gracey from the novel by Mary Shelley Director: Mark Webster Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Most would claim to at least have heard of Mary Shelley’s gothic novel, Frankenstein, about the man who thinks he can play God, creating a living, breathing human. In just short of an hour, Blue Orange Arts presents the story from the monster’s viewpoint with ...

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Roman de Fruscan from the book by D. H.Lawrence Director: Tina Hofman Reviewer:  Selwyn Knight Life certainly seems to have dealt Clifford, Lord Chatterley, a poor hand. Injured in the Great War, he has also lost his elder brother. His beautiful young wife has needs he feels he is unable to satisfy as a cripple. Desperate to ensure there ...

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Jekyll & Hyde – Cockpit Theatre, London

Jekyll & Hyde production image

  Writer: Eric Gracey Director: Mark Webster Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Man has been a civilised creature for thousands of years and during that time has developed means to largely repress and govern our instinctive animal traits, but despite considerable evolution, these impulses have not been entirely eradicated. Robert Louis Stevenson recognised this when he wrote Jekyll &Hyde his novel ...

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