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Macbeth – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Rufus Norris Reviewer: Dominic Corr Despite its notoriety as the pinnacle of the theatrical world, few can adapt the Bard’s words well. We all know the tale, or at least we boast about knowing it. Macbeth is far from a straightforward production. A step to the left and it becomes dreary, dank and uninteresting. A tad ...

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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Ken Ludwig Director: Loveday Ingram Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin “The game’s afoot Watson. Someone is trying to murder our reputation as top-notch detectives.”… Yes, Baskerville A Sherlock Holmes Mystery is not for those who take the super sleuths too seriously. Most versions of Holmes and Watson also seem a bit larger than life, a little over the top and a ...

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The Shawshank Redemption – The Grand, Leeds

Writer: Stephen King Adapted By: Owen O’Neill and Dave Johns Director: David Esbjornson Reviewer: Ray Taylor There cannot be many people who have not seen the iconic film version of this story about a man wrongly imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit, subsequently spending 20 years in a harsh maximum security penitentiary. Against all the odds, he not only ...

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