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Twelfth Night – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Hart Reviewer:  Matthew Bagnall In the second of two repertory productions by Watermill Theatre, director Paul Hart has reimagined Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, Twelfth Night, with all of the farce and crossdressing to boot. The audience is greeted with familiar faces at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, as the same cast treat us to another inspiring and ...

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Romeo and Juliet – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Two lovers kiss in front of an arch

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Hart Reviewer:  Matthew Bagnall Romeo and Juliet needs little introduction: it is one of William Shakespeare’s most famous and widely acclaimed plays and has been enjoyed by millions across the globe. The classical frocks and outlandish costumes with which we might be familiar have been revolutionised in this bold and creative take on one of ...

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Twelfth Night – Watermill Theatre, Newbury

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Hart Reviewer: David Jobson Last year with a cast of young actors Paul Hart made his debut as the Watermill Theatre’s new artistic director with a production of Romeo + Juliet. A revival that used the tiny Watermill Theatre to its full potential in many creative ways. Now, for the theatre’s 50th anniversary, Hart continues his success ...

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Romeo and Juliet – The Watermill, Newbury

Romeo & Juliet at Watermill Newbury

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Paul Hart Reviewer: David Jobson As many will be aware this year commemorates four hundred years since the death of our greatest playwright, William Shakespeare. Inevitably theatre companies around the world are set to celebrate this great canon of works with copious revivals of his plays. Chipping in this month is the Watermill Theatre with their ...

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Fog – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Eugene O’Neill Director: Grace Wessels Reviewer: Alex Ramon It’s a pretty good moment to be a Eugene O’Neill fan in London, especially one with an interest in the playwright’s less frequently staged works. Not only is the Old Vic about to open its revival of O’Neill’’s The Hairy Ape, but the tiny yet always-enterprising Jermyn Street Theatre is presenting ...

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The First Man – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Eugene O’Neill Director: Anthony Biggs Reviewer: Maryam Philpott London is awash with premieres in October. Over in Leicester Square, the London Film Festival welcomes the first UK, and in some cases the world, showings of the latest artistic movies attended by the cream of Hollywood. But only a few minutes away down a tiny road near Piccadilly Circus The ...

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Cinderella – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Writer: Peter Duncan Director: Karen Simpson Musical Director: Phil Gostelow Reviewer: Glen Pearce When you run the country’s only working Georgian playhouse there’s a temptation to go with a historical pantomime. The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds annual festive treat may forego the soapstar casting but its traditional panto is no museum piece. So it proves with Cinderella, a show ...

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