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Ruth Rendell’s Gallowglass – Darlington Hippodrome

Adapted for the stage by Margaret May Hobbs Director: Michael Lunney Reviewer: Mark Clegg Prior to curtain up on press night of this play at Darlington Hippodrome, the audience were mildly entertained by a stray pigeon that had somehow got into the theatre and proceeded to flutter around the auditorium. Sadly, what followed on stage in this kidnap-themed potboiler failed ...

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Gallowglass – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Margaret May Hobbs from the book by Ruth Rendell  writing as Barbara Vine Director: Michael Lunney Reviewer:  Selwyn Knight It’s 1990. Five years ago, Nina was kidnapped in Italy and successfully held to ransom. Now, two rich husbands later, she is a virtual prisoner in the marital home, Jareds, a lavish Suffolk country estate, living her life in perpetual ...

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The Business Of Murder – Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Writer:Richard Harris Director and Designer: Michael Lunney Reviewer:MichaelGray   A mild-mannered man, just the wrong side of middle age. His modest one-bed flat in the suburbs. A police detective - “clever, clever copper”and a woman who's had some success as a writer of police dramas for the television. Such are the ingredients for Richard Harris's intricately plotted thriller.In the tradition ...

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The Business of Murder – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Richard Harris Director: Michael Lunney Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Middle Ground Theatre Company presents Richard Harris’s west end hit, The Business of Murder in Darlington this week. This three act, three performer play focuses on a flat in London in the early Eighties. Why has Mr. Stone (Robert Gwilym) invited playwright Dee (Joanna Higson) and Policeman Hallett (Paul Opacic) to ...

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The Memory of Water – The New Vic, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Writer: Shelagh Stephenson Director: Nikolia Foster Reviewer: Kelly-Ann Dawes The Memory of Water is a humorous and unique production. It originally won the Olivier award for best new comedy in 2000, voted UK play of the year in 2001 and was later adapted into film (Before You Go in 2002.) The Memory of Water is about three sisters being joined ...

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