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Tales From The Shadows: The Gothic Horror Stories of Edgar Allan Poe – The Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Storyteller: Andrew Meller Reviewer: Jane Pink [rating: 4]   There is something about the Victorian brick architecture and sound of running river water beneath the old mill buildings that makes the Mill Studio at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre the perfect venue for an evening of Gothic story telling. As Andrew Meller lights candles and settles in his chair, surrounded on ...

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Callas, The Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: Jean-Yves Picq Director: Richard Digby Day Reviewer: Jane Pink [rating: 3] However great, or otherwise, our knowledge of opera we all feel that we know something of the legend that is Maria Callas. Woven entirely of extracts from authentic interviews, this candid portrayal of the woman Callas really was has proven itself to be hugely successful worldwide, awarded the ...

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Mr Maugham at Home – Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Director: Chris Garner Reviewer: Steve Turner [rating: 4.5] In a quite superb and engrossing performance Anthony Smee takes us into the life of author and playwright Somerset Maugham, giving us an insight into otherwise overlooked facets of his early life. In the compact surroundings of the Mill Studio we are made to feel like guests at Maugham’s villa in Cap ...

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An Instinct for Kindness – The Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: Chris Larner Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Georgina Newman [rating:5]   Actor and playwright Chris Larner is reliving the day of his good friend and former wife’s suicide on a nightly basis. Theatre is a vehicle for transportation, and he takes us back in time to that day in November 2010 when Larner, his former wife Allyson, who for decades ...

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