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Northern Ballet: Jane Eyre – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Cathy Marston Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre is a game-changing work of literature, introducing character-based internalisation of the action previously largely the domain of poetry, and creating faction that explored social realism and critique, sexuality, religion and proto-feminism. It was a novel that redefined the possibilities of fiction in a way that makes it still relevant ...

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Jane Eyre – Aylesbury Waterside

Choreographer:Cathy Marston Reviewer: Scott Matthewman For a novel that is widely and accurately regarded as one of English literature’s greatest, renowned for Charlotte Brontë’s expressive language, it is perhaps remarkable that the speechless world of ballet has produced such a faithful, striking adaptation of Jane Eyre. But the story of Jane and her life, from before her time at Lowood ...

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Waiting For Godot – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Simon Dormandy Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Once said of James Joyce's book Ulysses: “If you just read it you won't understand it, if you study it you won't enjoy it.” Actually, something along those lines is probably said every day by those trying to tackle the work, probably in far more frustrated words. To the uninitiated or ...

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