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Austen: The Musical – East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Writer/Composer: Rob Winlow Director: Timothy Trimingham Lee Musical Director: Arlene McNaught Reviewer: Ron Simpson Austen – the Musical is an enjoyable, if rather predictable, brief life of Jane Austen, generally close to the mark in biographical facts, refreshingly free of distortion and sensationalism, if with no special insight or originality. It provides a welcome reminder of a much-loved author and ...

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Pride and Prejudice – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer: Sara Pascoe from the book by Jane Austen Director: Susannah Tresilian Reviewer: Dave Smith Play fast and loose with national treasures and you’re going to upset a few people – just ask Emma Rice. So when it was announced that Sara Pascoe, stand-up comedian and veteran of any number of television comedy shows such as Mock the Week, Frankie Boyle’s ...

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Pride and Prejudice – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Book: Jane Austen Stage Adaptation: Simon Reade Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Barbara Michaels   Dashing young men and their lady loves are a feature of Jane Austen’s novels – Colin Firth’s Mr Darcy from the TV mini-series of Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice, set in the Regency era in which she lived, is still remembered by many.  Simon Reade’s ...

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Pride and Prejudice – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Matthew Kelly & Felicity Montagu as Mr& Mrs Bennet in Pride and Prejudice

Writer: Jane Austen Adaptor: Simon Reade Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Dan English   Jane Austen’s famous novel comes to life once more in this new production of Pride and Prejudice as the love story continues its UK tour. Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montagu are the Bennets as Deborah Bruce’s production unravels the tribulations of their search for successful suitors to ...

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Pride and Prejudice – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: Jane Austen Adaptor: Simon Reade Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Claire Hayes Regent’s Park Theatre’s revival of its 2013 open-air Pride and Prejudice comes to the Theatre Royal in Bath, following in the literary footsteps of its previous productions To Kill a Mockingbird and Lord of the Flies. In a city that claims Jane Austen as one of its own ...

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Pride and Prejudice – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Matthew Kelly & Felicity Montagu as Mr& Mrs Bennet in Pride and Prejudice

Writer: Simon Reade from the book by Jane Austen Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Clare White It might be over 200 years old but Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice remains one of the most popular novels in English literature, selling over 20 million copies and spawning numerous adaptations, including the popular 1995 BBC series starring Colin Firth. Following sell-out performances in London, ...

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Pride and Prejudice (With 2 Actors) – Exeter Northcott

Writer: Jane Austen Adapter: Joannah Tincey Director: Abigail Anderson Reviewer: Jodie Russell Very few would or could dare to think that Jane Austen’s phenomenal novel Pride and Prejudice, filled with deeply rich characters and relationships, could be replicated with the same wit and complexity by just two people alone. Nevertheless, Joannah Tincey and Nick Underwood perform all of this with ...

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Pride and Prejudice – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Jane Austin Adaptor: Simon Reade Composer: Lillian Henley Director: Deborah Bruce Reviewer: Abbie Rippon Regents Park Open Air Theatre’s stunning production of Pride and Prejudice is an absolute joy behold. A perfect glimpse into a world where manners, social rules and polite society mean everything; and finding a husband can mean even more. Jane Austin finished writing this celebrated ...

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