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NEWS: Jeeves and Wooster hit the road with UK Tour

Producers Mark Goucher and Mark Rubinsteinare delighted to announce that the critically acclaimed production of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, currently playing at the Duke of York’s theatre until 20 September 2014, will embark on a UK tour this autumn. Kicking off on 24 September with a two-week run at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, the charmingly incompetent Bertie Wooster ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Reading Amphitheatre, Reading

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Thom Sellwood Reviewer: Joe Leigh [rating: 4]   Set amid a gritty urban landscape, Quite Nice Theatre bring a thoroughly unconventional and entertaining production of A Midsummer Night's Dream to fruition. The open air venue provides the perfect setting for this well known classic, and with the unusually pleasant summer weather out in full support the ...

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Miss Julie – Reading Rep, Reading

Writer: August Strindberg Director: Paul Stacey Reviewer: David Ralf [rating:4] Miss Julie dances with the servants on a midsummer night while her father is away. The help are already gossiping, but none begin to predict the clandestine passion and tragedy that are to take place in the bowels of the house. Reading Rep presents a new translation of Strindberg's most ...

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Bea – South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Writer: Mick Gordon Director: Chris Snow Reviewer: Tom Finch [Rating:4]   FreeRange Productions are a young company with big ambitions and it is to their credit that they have staged this challenging play which deals with the emotive subject of euthanasia. Bea, a teenage girl who is confined to her bed is succumbing slowly but surely, day by day, to ...

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Twelfth Night – Reading Minster of Mary The Virgin Church, Reading

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Hal Chambers Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:4] ; Reading is abuzz with theatre at the moment and Reading Between The Lines’ latest offering is sure to cement their place in the heart of the cultural scene. Set in the stunning surroundings of the Grade 1 listed Reading Minster of St Mary the Virgin Church this production of ...

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Sleeping Beauty- Mapledurham House, Reading

Director: Rebecca Gadsby Writer: Laura Turner Music: Richard Main Reviewer: James Martin [Rating:4]   Today Chapterhouse Theatre Company put on a children’s adaptation of the enchanting and timeless classic ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in the wonderfully serene setting of Mapledurham House. This was billed as a family-friendly day out with fancy dress, bouncy castle, refreshments and the suggestion of bring-your-own rugs and ...

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