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After Electra – The Drum, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: April De Angelis Director: Samuel West Reviewer: Marina Spark The Drum at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth is the place to go in the south west if you fancy some contemporary, satisfying but sometimes tough to swallow theatre. April De Angelis has teamed up with the Drum to create a (very loose) retelling of the ancient Greek myth, Electra.After ...

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The Glass Supper – Hampstead Theatre,London

Writer: Martyn Hesford Director: Abbey Wright Reviewer:Andy Moseley When the publicity for a play seems to focus almost entirely on the fact that it stars a former EastEnders actor an audience could easily imagine they were about to watch a vanity project for an ex-soap star trying to prove herself as a serious actor. Abandon any preconceptions that this is ...

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Mrs Lowry & Son – Trafalgar Studios 2, London

Writer: Martyn Hesford Director: Abbey Wright Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:4] Mrs Lowry is bedridden and has made a self imposed-exile from the world. She relies upon her son Laurie, a rent collector and an aspiring painter, for companionship, meals and the occasional foot rub. As the title suggests, this is a relationship dominated by the mother. She is overbearing and ...

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NEWS: Seth Numrich joins Kim Cattrall in Sweet Bird of Youth

Producers have announced that acclaimed Broadway actor Seth Numrich will be joining Kim Cattrall in Tennessee Williams’ Sweet Bird of Youth at The Old Vic. Directed by Marianne Elliott the play will open at The Old Vic on 12 June (with previews from 1 June) Numrich most recently starred in the celebrated Broadway production of Golden Boy and the original ...

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