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Maurice’s Jubilee – Oxford Playhouse, Oxford

Writer: Nichola McAuliffe Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating: 3.5]   At first glance this tale of a terminally ill pensioner, hanging on to his dream of meeting the Queen again after 60 years, sounds a bit dull and depressing, but, with the excellent Nichola McAuliffe at the helm, is this play a hidden gem, with wit and heart ...

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Maurice’s Jubilee – The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Nichola McAuliffe Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:3.5] Maurice’s Jubilee was first performed at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2012 to some very positive reviews, and has now been adapted for a national tour. It tells the story of an old man, ill and fallen on hard times, and his dreams, reminiscences and an old fantasy… or is it ...

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Maurice’s Jubilee – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Nichola McAuliffe Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:5] After an acclaimed run at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Maurice’s Jubilee continues its UK tour, delighting audiences with its unique blend of laugh out loud comedy and touching pathos. Astutely observed and superbly written, Nichola McAuliffe’s new play gives a wholly realistic glimpse into the relationship between a couple ...

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Maurice’s Jubilee – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Nichola McAuliffe Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Luke Walker [Rating:4] 2012 was a year in which The Queen could not hide. The Olympics and Diamond Jubilee celebrations thrust our reserved monarch under the spotlight and Britain basked in a wave of summer patriotism and royalist flag waving perhaps not seen in sixty years. Nichola McAuliffe’s new play, Maurice’s Jubilee, was ...

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