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Southern Belles – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Jamie Armitage Reviewer: David Guest As if sitting in a small pub theatre on a hot summer evening wasn’t enough, the temperature soars in the southern heat and passion of a Tennessee Williams double bill staged as part of the King’s Head Theatre Queer Season. The two one-act plays haven’t been performed together before and one ...

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Leave a Message – VAULT Festival, London

Writers: James Mitchell and Ed Coleman Director:  Jessica Rose McVay Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Week 5 at the VAULT Festival, and it seems to be busier than ever down in the tunnels under Waterloo station. Opening proceedings this week is Leave a Message, a thoughtful play about alcoholism, but despite some strong performances it does seem slightly too conventional for a ...

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Julius Caesar – Bristol Old Vic

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Simon Dormandy Reviewer: Claire Hayes With controversy over Trump-as-Caesar raging in New York, the latest collaboration between Bristol Old Vic and its theatre school seems set on a similar theme. As an examination of a society in the process of destroying itself, their contemporary production of Julius Caesar feels at least as relevant to the political ...

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