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Hir – Bush Theatre, London

Writer: Taylor Mac Director: Nadia Fall Reviewer: Maryam Philpott We are all shaped, to some extent, by our parents and the behaviours we observe growing up. Whatever our concept of home, it is somehow combined with the characteristics of that family life, familiar, embedded and, we hope, unchanging. How disturbing then to return home from several years absence to find ...

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Way Upstream – Festival Theatre, Chichester

  Writer: Alan Ayckbourne Director: Nadia Fall Reviewer: Bill Avenell If Chichester wanted to show off the much vaunted upgrade to The Festival Theatre then it is hard to find a better vehicle than this classic Ayckbourne black comedy based round that most English of institutions, ‘the boating holiday’. And indeed it is worth the trip if only to see ...

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NEWS: Lead casting for Regents Park Open Air Theatre announced

Today, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed lead casting for Hobson’s Choice and the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. Mark Benton will play Henry Hobson in Hobson’s Choice, with Jodie McNee as his daughter Maggie. Rufus Bonds Jr and Nicola Hughes play the title rôles in Porgy and Bess with Phillip Boykin re-creating his Tony Award nominated performance as Crown, ...

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NEWS: All My Sons Launches Regent’s Park Open Air Season

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has today confirmed its complete programme of shows for summer 2014. All My Sons will open the season, followed by Hobson’s Choice and Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over. Porgy and Bess will then be staged prior to the previously announced return of To Kill a Mockingbird. Artistic Director Timothy Sheader will ...

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The Doctor’s Dilemma – Lyttleton Theatre, London

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Nadia Fall Reviewer: Sheila Cornelius [rating: 4] In this play, first staged in 1906, Shaw seized the opportunity to air his socialist views on private medical practice. The National Theatre’s beautifully staged revival of his minor masterpiece chimes with current issues around public health and moral choices in a time of scarce resources. A romantic ...

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