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Rain Man – Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton

Writer: Dan Gordon Director: Jonathan O’Boyle Reviewer: James Garrington Many people will remember the 1988 movie Rain Man with affection – starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, the film won several Academy Awards and has entered into popular culture as one of the classics. The film has now made its way onto the stage, thanks to the Classic Screen To Stage ...

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Rain Man – Derby Theatre

Writer: Dan Gordon Director: Jonathan O’Boyle Reviewer: Andrew Houghton Beloved 80’s classic Rain Man is thrilling audiences on its current theatrical tour and while the production provides an entertaining introduction to those unfamiliar with the tale, it is clear that fans of the original film starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman are the true target audience of this piece. Instantly recognisable ...

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Rain Man – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: Dan Gordon Director: Jonathan O’Boyle Reviewer: Alice Fowler Everyone – of a certain age, at least – knows Rain Man, the Oscar-winning film starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, in which two very different brothers bond on a journey across America. The story of Charlie and Raymond Babbitt – Charlie a skin-of-his-pants businessman, Raymond an autistic savant – unfolds ...

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The Miser – Garrick Theatre, London

Writer: Molière Director: Sean Foley Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh This nearly 400-year-old play does all but disappoint. This adaptation of Molière’s comedy The Miser (or L’Avere) is indeed inspired from start to finish. Sean Foley, its director, is unafraid to adapt this piece and openly have fun with it. While some enduring themes prove timeless, Foley is unafraid to alter the script ...

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The Pride – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Alexi Kaye Campbell Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Christopher Hong After a successful revival of this 2008 play last year at the Trafalgar Studios, Jamie Lloyd has taken the production on tour. It is apt for the play to join the conversation along with the latest headlines on the Russian ban on homosexual propaganda and the discussion on gay footballers, ...

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The Pride – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Alexi Kaye Campbell Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Matthew Nichols What have we here then? A play? At the Opera House? The enormous touring venue, usually home to musicals, concerts and pantomime, has dropped a cloth across half of its stalls seating, and is home to this intimate chamber piece, from the Royal Court, via Trafalgar Studios. Hats off to ...

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