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Posh – Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury

Writer: Laura Wade Director: Susannah Tresilian Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage It is perhaps particularly relevant with the impending election looming in a few weeks that Salisbury Playhouse’s current production of Posh in conjunction with Nottingham Playhouse Theatre, should focus on the over-privileged rich boys of Oxford’s dreaming spires and reflect the current aggrandisement of the establishment and the roots from which ...

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POSH – Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham

Writer: Laura Wade Director: Susannah Tresilian Reviewer: James Garrington   We may try to push it aside but we all know, if we think about it, the sort of world that some young people inhabit. We have all heard and read tales of secret societies where bacchanalian excess is the order of the day, where the young and privileged develop ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week Beginning Monday 9th February 2015

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before, a Scottish classic at the Citz and the Carôle King musical are all opening across the country this week. Kris Hallett shares his top picks of UK theatre Beautiful- Aldwych Theatre, London Having taken Broadway by storm this Carôle King biopic now opens in the West End with previews from Tuesday (10thFebruary). It could ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 14th MAY 2012

Theatre is at its most powerful when it reflects our everyday lives. Love, affairs, death, class, education - all provide writers with plenty of material for powerful drama. Catherine Love looks at some productions across the country this week that hold a mirror to our lives.   1) BETRAYAL – CRUCIBLE THEATRE, SHEFFIELD Harold Pinter’s backwards tale of an affair ...

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