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Play Without Words – Sadler’s Wells, London

Reviewer: Chantal Guevara [rating:3] At the recent premiere screening of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake in 3D, a member of the audience asked Bourne how he manages to tell stories without words. While the question was within the context of Swan Lake, it would have been far more obvious to mention Play Without Words, originally commissioned by the National Theatre in ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 9th July 2012

Before Theatreland packs its bags and heads off to Edinburgh, it digs the tent out of the loft and heads to Suffolk for Latitude Festival. ‘More than just a music festival,’ the advertising boasts and, yes, alongside the musicalheadliners, there’s an action-packed theatre programme. As he gets ready to pitch his tent and don his wellies, Glen Pearce looks at ...

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PREVIEW: Latitude Festival 2012

There’s always the feeling that something unexpected is always waiting just around the corner at theLatitude Festival. Where else would top name music acts share the line up with literature, comedy,art and theatre?As preparations build for this year’s seventh edition of Latitude, for Tania Harrison, Latitude’s artsand theatre programmer, that element of surprise is something even she is experiencing this ...

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NT Encore Screening: Frankenstein – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Writer: Nick Dear (Based on the novel by Mary Shelley) Director: Danny Boyle Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating:4] Such was the phenomenal success of this National Theatre production staged in 2011 that the filmed version is now being re-shown to satisfy demand. National Theatre have been filling cinemas and other venues throughout the UK with their National Theatre Live performances – ...

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