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Ghosts – Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton

Writer: Mike Poulton, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen Director: Lucy Bailey Reviewer: Katy Roberts When it was first published in 1882, Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts caused immediate controversy and attracted fierce condemnation from critics and the public alike. Now staged in the Royal and Derngate’s intimate Royal Theatre as part of their 2019 Made in Northampton season, this new ...

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Storm in a Flower Vase – Arts Theatre, London

Writer: Anton Burge Director: Alan Strachan Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:3.5] Storm in a Flower Vase is a detailed and interesting portrayal of the life of Constance Spry. By focusing on just a few years of Spry’s life (1932-36) Anton Burge has written a tender but revealing play about a very interesting and dynamic woman. Interlaced with a selection of Spry’s ...

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