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The Knight of the Burning Pestle – Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

Writer: Francis Beaumont Director: Adele Thomas Reviewer: Tom Finch It isn’t every day that one gets the chance to see a Jacobean meta-theatrical comedy but that is exactly what’s on offer at the Globe’s stunning new indoor venue, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. The much blogged complaints of sore bums caused by the wooden benches have clearly been listened to and ...

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NEWS: Patricia Routledge stars in war time musical collaboration at The Brunton in Musselburgh

Patricia Routledge, the award winning actress best known for her rôle as Hyancinth Bucket in the long running BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, is starring in an extraordinary musical and theatrical collaboration with international concert pianist Piers Lane, at The Brunton in Musselburgh this March. Admission One Shilling is the story of Dame Myra Hess and her famous wartime National ...

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Dandy Dick – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Arthur Wing Pinero Composer: Nigel Hess Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:3] Dandy Dick, Arthur Wing Pinero’s 1887 horse racing farce, revived in a new 2012 Theatre Royal Brighton production, gallops into another leg of its national tour at the Manchester Opera House. Starring Nicholas Le Prevost and Patricia Hodge, this racing jargon packed comedy, especially in Act ...

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