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BRIGHTON FRINGE:  Marie – The Warren, Theatre Box

Creators: House of Mirth Reviewer: Simon Topping Liz, the Landlady of the Prince Arthur, is hosting their regular theme night.  There are two rules to the evening, the first being that the person you choose must be dead and secondly you have to be dressed up to get in. Elsewhere in London, a young Scottish woman (Marie) steps off a ...

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Welsh National Opera: Maria Stuarda – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Gaetano Donizetti Libretto: Giuseppe Bardari Director: Rudolf Frey Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [rating:3] The Welsh National Opera claim that “heads will roll” in the publicity for their Tudor’s season, and they just might following this production of Maria Stuarda. Moving on from Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, also part of this Tudor’s season, the daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII, Elizabeth ...

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Mary Queen Of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Liz Lochhead Director: Robert Norton-Hale Reviewer: David Ralf [rating:2.5] Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off is an undisputed modern classic in Scotland. Since its first production in the 1987, Liz Lochhead’s play has been performed again and again as a play of historical investigation and self-definition. However this production is the first time since the original ...

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Mary Stuart – New Diorama, London

Writer: Friedrich Schiller Adaptor: Mark Leipacher &Daniel Millar Director: Mark Leipacher Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] Mark Leipacher and Daniel Millar’s latest adaptation for The Faction Theatre Company is Schiller’s Mary Stuart, a powerful and entertaining play chronicling the politically and emotionally charged last days of Mary Queen of Scots. A piece which accentuates the historical with a generous dollop of ...

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