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She Stoops To Conquer – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Lindsay Posner Reviewer: Claire Hayes Theatre Royal Bath’s Summer Season has launched some notable productions, with last year’s Hay Fever starring Felicity Kendal – and also directed by Lindsay Posner – currently playing in the West End. For 2015, the season kicks off with Oliver Goldsmith’s 1773 popular comedy of manners, She Stoops to Conquer. Perhaps ...

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She Stoops to Conquer – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Conall Morrison Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Christmas at the Abbey Theatre comes this year in the form of the fantastically farcical. Oliver Goldsmith’s classicShe Stoops to Conqueris a whirlwind of music, energy and ludicrous comedy. As Mr and Mrs. Hardcastle prepare their country home to receive a potential suitor, son of a family friend Mr. Marlowe,for their ...

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She Stoops to Conquer – Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Conrad Nelson Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin   We all know that the path of true love does not run smoothly. But in Oliver Goldsmith’s case it is dented by deceit, pockmarked with potholes of pretence and gives its travellers a massive green-light to over-act their socks off. Northern Broadsides offers us a bomb-burst of colour, confusion and ...

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She Stoops To Conquer – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Music: Rebekah Hughes Director: Conrad Nelson Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Northern Broadsides are one of those theatre companies that you expect great things of. Established in just 1992, they have made a name for themselves with their Shakespeare, humour and ability to make dense classics accessible to a modern audience. Unfortunately with She Stoops to Conquer, they’ve slightly ...

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She Stoops to Conquer – Theatre Royal, Winchester

Author: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Conrad Nelson Reviewer: Ann Bawtree Since its formation the Northern Broadsides Company has dedicated itself to presenting classic theatre to the modern audience so Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer fits their aims one hundred per cent. First performed in 1773 and possibly the best known of the author’s works, it has been a staple of ...

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She Stoops to Conquer – Viaduct Theatre, Halifax

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Conrad Nelson Musical Director: Rebekah Hughes Reviewer: Audrey Pointer Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer is a rarity, being a humorous play of the 18th century still regularly performed today. It’s an obvious choice for award-winning company Northern Broadsides, with their avowed intent to breathe new life into classical texts. At home in Liberty Hall, Mr. ...

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