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An Ideal Husband – Festival Theatre, Chichester

Writer : Oscar Wilde Director : Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer : Steve Turner Although An Ideal Husband does not reach the heights achieved by Wilde’s more famous work The Importance of Being Earnest there is still a lot to recommend about this work. The central theme of a politician being blackmailed over revelations about his private life reflects the situation Wilde ...

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Admission One Shilling – The Brunton, Musselburgh

Deviser: Nigel Hess Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Val Baskott One shilling equalled six Woodbines or three pints of beer when war broke out in 1939. Myra Hess, already an internationally acclaimed concert pianist for three decades, felt keenly the need to keep classical music alive and accessible during wartime restrictions. Foregoing her USA tour, she lobbied and used her influence ...

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NEWS: Chichester announce the 2014 Festival programme

Festival 2014 is a landmark season for Chichester. It heralds the transformation of the newly refurbished Festival Theatre, which reopens this summer following a £22 million redevelopment. The major improvements to the Grade II* listed building will greatly enhance the experience of audiences, actors and creative teams visiting the Festival Theatre. With a transformed auditorium, increased seating capacity of 1,300, ...

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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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Singular Sensations: Patricia Routledge – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Reviewer: Alex Ramon Singular Sensations is a series of Sunday afternoon interviews with musical theatre luminaries, held at the Charing Cross Theatre and hosted by Edward Seckerson. The inaugural season of these sessions, which began last September, has proved very popular and has so far seen appearances from Kerry Ellis, Howard Goodall, Janie Dee and John Wilson; Jenna Russell and ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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