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Jeeves and Wooster – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writers: P.G Wodehouse adapted by The Goodale Brothers Director: Sean Foley Reviewer: Lu Greer   Based largely on The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and Wooster has just embarked on a UK tour following rave reviews from its West End run. The story technically centres round Bernie, a silver cow creamer, and two peoples’ desire to own ...

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To Kill a Mockingbird– Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Harper Lee - adapted by Christopher Sergel Director: Timothy Sheader Reviewer: Lu Greer   Harper Lee’s 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which tells the story of 1930s Alabama in the midst of depression and segregation, is one which is known at least superficially by most people thanks to Gregory Peck’s famous portrayal of Atticus Finch in the 1962 ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week beginning Monday 22nd September 2014

An eclectic mix of shows have been chosen for you this week by our regional editors – a mix of new plays, revivals and dance cover topics from World War I, Witchcraft and the Builders Strike. As always we would love to know if you have seen any of our picks, or you if you want to recommend anything yourself. ...

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NEWS: To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to Barbican

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s highly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird will transfer to London’s Barbican theatre in July 2015 after its UK tour. Robert Sean Leonard will return to the rôle of Atticus Finch for the Barbican run. The production original opened in Regent’s park in 2013 becoming a sell-out success. The show returned as part of ...

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Tannhäuser – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Composer and Lyricist: Richard Wagner Conductor: Fabrice Bollon Director: Eva-Maria Höckmayr Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Wagner’s Tannhäuser was one of his most popular operas during his own lifetime but it’s a work that has fallen somewhat out of fashion recently. Eva-Maria Höckmayr’s production for Theatre Freiburg, however, reclaims it in an exhilarating production. Wagnerian opera deserves to be seen on ...

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Pygmalion – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: David Grindley Reviewer: Lu Greer   Pygmalion, probably the most well-known work of George Bernard Shaw, is once again revived for audiences in this hundredth anniversary tour. The play tells the story of a linguistics professor who bets that he can turn a Covent Garden flower girl into a society lady and in turn comments ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 5th May

Can you believe it? We are in May already! The 7th May will see us celebrate our 7th Birthday here at TPR but there are also lots of things to celebrate happening in the theatres up and down the UK and in Ireland. As always we love to communicate with you, our readers through the comments section below, on Twitter ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Lu Greer A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s two truly original plays, is a story full of magic and whimsy as it tells the stories of four sets of characters and is interwoven predominantly by love. With this being the focus of the play, and it revolving around three sets of male/female ...

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