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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Rope – Rialto Theatre

Creator: Pretty Villain Productions Ltd  Reviewer: Simon Topping Pretty Villain Productions Ltd produce a taught reworking of Patrick Hamilton’s well-loved play of dark deeds and calculated murder, Rope; loosely based on an early twentieth-century true-life American crime scandal. In a fashionable 1920’s Mayfair apartment two young men have just committed a murder. The body lies in a large chest in ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Robert Cohen – Something Rotten

Robert Cohen in Something Rotten

Our Brighton Bites series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at England’s largest arts festival. Robert Cohens tells us about his show,Something Rotten,performing at Sweet Waterfront. How would you describe your show in one sentence? The events of Hamlet re-told from the viewpoint of the Prince’s murderous yet fiendishly hard-working uncle, King Claudius of Denmark. Is ...

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Miss Givings – Bierkeller Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Robert Cohen Director: Nicholas Quirke Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:3] A’Nother Productions have set themselves a tall challenge. Miss Givings is a one woman play with songs mostly from 1930’s America. The story, set just outside New York, follows a short period in the life of Anita Boult who is trying to get a break onto the New York music ...

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