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A Tale of Two Cities – The Alhambra, Bradford

Writer: Mike Poulton Director: James Dacre Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Royal &Derngate Northampton Theatre and Touring Consortium Theatre Company brings Mike Poulton’s 2014 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities to Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre. The historical novel, published in 1859, is set both in London and Paris before, and at the height of the French Revolution. Both cities went ...

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Lest We Forget – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Franz Liszt, Andy Cowton, Jocelyn Pook Choreographers: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Maggie Constable   A much acclaimed and ground-breaking dance event comes to Milton Keynes this week in the form of English National Ballet’s revival of Lest We Forget. This haunting reflection of the horrors of The Great War includes works by three ...

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Lest We Forget – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Franz Liszt, Andy Cowton, Jocelyn Pook Choreographers: Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Liam Scarlett Reviewer: Maggie Constable   A much acclaimed and groundbreaking dance event comes to Milton Keynes this week in the form of English National Ballet’s revival of Lest We Forget. This haunting reflection of the horrors of The Great War includes works by three ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Shibboleth – Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Stacey Gregg Director: Hamish Pirie Music: James Fortune Reviewer: Saoirse Anton Stacey Gregg’s Shibboleth is an energetic and sharp look at the lives of people working in Belfast. Set around the construction of an extension to the Peace Wall, this production uses classic character types to explore the post-troubles state of Belfast. Packed full of interesting ideas, Shibboleth holds ...

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The Hudsucker Proxy – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen and Sam Raimi Adaptor: Simon Dormandy Director: Simon Dormandy and Toby Sedgwick Reviewer: Jo Beggs Translating a Hollywood film script to the stage is hardly unknown – it’s a great way to bring familiarity to your theatrical season – and judging by Kneehigh’s recent Rebecca, it might well bring lots of folks out who don’t ...

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Mistletoe and Crime – Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Writer: Marie Jones Director: Dan Gordon Reviewer: Kevin McCluskey When it comes to Christmas, television has renewed prominence in the public imagination. Aside from watching the 5000th broadcast of The Wizard of Oz in a semi-daze or observing the oddly macabre tradition of soap opera’s killing of a beloved character on Christmas Day, there are also the special Christmas episodes ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Samuel Beckett’s Fizzles in the City – 14 Henrietta Street, Dublin

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Sarah Jane Scaife Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Samuel Beckett’s lesser known prose piece Fizzles takes the stage at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. Directed by Sarah Jane Scaife and presented by Company SJ as part of the wider series, ‘Beckett in the City’, Fizzles merges prose, theatre and multimedia in an enthralling performance. Scaife states that Company ...

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