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Hedda Gabler – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Patrick Marber Director: Ivo van Hove Reviewer: Maggie Constable After a sell-out and critically-acclaimed run at the National Theatre, Hedda Gabler has commenced its tour of the U.K and arrives at Milton Keynes this week. Patrick Marber’s adapted version of this Ibsen classic is directed by Ivo Van Hove. Both are winners of Tony and ...

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Hedda Gabler – Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Writer: Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Patrick Marber Director: Ivo van Hove Reviewer: Dave Smith Barely home from her honeymoon with her new husband George Tesman – a steady but distinctly average academic – and Hedda is already bored to death with a marriage she wasn’t that enthusiastic about in the first place. When George’s former academic rival and now recovered ...

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Hedda Gabler- The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Patrick Marber Director: Ivo van Hove Reviewer: Dave Cunningham The National Theatre’s production of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler takes a very modern approach to a classic text. Hedda Gabler (Lizzy Watts) feels that she is living below her expectations. Having sown her wild oats in her youth with the free-spirited writer Lovborg (Richard ...

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Unreachable – Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London

Writer and Director: Anthony Neilson Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Unreachable is undoubtedly a hot ticket. It’s a play from a notoriously provocative director, starring a hugely popular TV star, and created with predictably well-covered unconventionality. But in cold, hard reality, this promising cocktail is far from a recipe for success. It is, in fact, a recipe for an underwhelming two hours ...

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Titus Andronicus – Bold Tendencies Multi-Storey, Peckham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Pia Furtado Reviewer: Nichola Daunton   Performing Shakespeare in unusual urban spaces has become increasingly popular of late. Following in the footsteps of Rift’s overnight Macbeth, which saw the audience encamped in a London hotel, The Theory of Everything have produced Titus Andronicus within the twisting warren of Peckham’s multistory car park. With parkour and beatboxing ...

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Hansel and Gretel – The Bussey Building, London

Director: Richard Pyros Musical Director: Nicola Rose Reviewer: Carrie Carter [rating:4] In a year in which I’ve seen numerous productions which claim to be classed under the immersive theatre banner, few have charmed as much as Opera in Space’s production of Hansel and Gretel. Set over three floors of the atmospheric Bussey Building in Peckham, this is a fairytale with ...

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