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Shakespeare, His Wife And The Dog – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

Sally Edwards and Philip Whitchurch as Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare in Shakespeare, His Wife and the Dog

Writer: Philip Whitchurch Director: Julia St John Reviewer: Selwyn Knight William Shakespeare is an enigma. An uneducated man from the midlands, married to Anne, a woman eight years his senior, he suddenly appears in London and becomes the best playwright of his generation (and the rest of time). They have three children, Susanna and twins Hamnet and Judith, although Hamnet dies aged ...

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Hedda Gabler – Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Henrik Ibsen Revised by: Richard Eyre Director: Amanda Gaughan Designer: Jean Chan Having first made its debut in London in 2005, Richard Eyre’s re-imagining of Ibsen’s iconic play Hedda Gabler is now treading the floorboards of Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre. With Amanda Gaughan directing in her first production for the Lyceum, this latest outing for Hedda is daring and ambitious ...

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Eternal Love – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Howard Brenton Music: William Lyons Director: John Dove Reviewer: Edie Ranvier On hearing the title of this play, you could be forgiven for and expecting a sequel to Love, Actually or some similar schmaltz. On hearing that Howard Benton’s new play Eternal Love is indeed a love story, but one doomed from the start and weighed down with some ...

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