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Macbeth – mac Birmingham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Mike Tweddle Reviewer: Selwyn Knight   Out of Chaos have done it again. After giving us their hilarious and fast-moving takes on Greek and Norse mythology in Unmythable and Norsesome, the West Midlands-based international group takes on the Scottish Play, giving it their own special treatment having adjusted the staging for just two actors. There is ...

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Merlin – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

The cast of Merlin at Southampton's Nuffield Theatre

Writer: Ella Hickson Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: David Jobson   Who says libraries aren't fun? This production company doesn't think so in the Nuffield's latest offering for the festive season, Merlin. Among the towering walls of bookshelves, the show is staged by a group of bespectacled, tweed-jacket-wearing librarians. An odd choice, but soon the level of imagination in Ella Hickson's ...

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Norsesome – mac, Birmingham

Writers: Paul O’Mahony and Mike Tweddle Music and lyrics: Rob Castell and Paul O’Mahony Director: Mike Tweddle Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Having had runaway success with Unmythable, a romp through Greek mythology, Temple Theatre return with Norsesome, a new production that premiered at mac Birmingham before touring. The three man cast take the audience through Norse legend, with the Norse pantheon ...

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