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Harlequinade/All On Her Own – Garrick Theatre, London

  Writer: Terence Rattigan Director: Kenneth Branagh Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   It’s been eight years since Kenneth Branagh was last in the West End so the decision to form a theatre company and take up a prolonged residency at the Garrick has caused a great deal of excitement. Having been away too long, Branagh is clearly intending to make up ...

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The Winter’s Tale – Garrick Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The nights are drawing in, there’s a chill in the air and thoughts are already turning to Christmas. In theatre terms this can only mean one thing, it’s time to shuffle our Shakespeare plays by packing away the flighty summer plots of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Much ...

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Strangers on a Train – Gielgud Theatre, London

Writer: Craig Warner Director: Robert Allan Ackerman Reviewer: Samuel Hopkins [rating: 4] Could this new stage production of ‘Strangers on a Train’ mark the return of a commercially successful thriller in London? The last time we saw an Alfred Hitchcock movie make a West End debut was ‘The 39 Steps’ which rejected its original style and transformed the piece into ...

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