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Waiting for Godot – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Lorcan Cranitch and Jeff Rawle in Waiting For Godot. Photo by Johan Persson

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Charlotte Gwinner Reviewer: Ron Simpson To a large extent, Samuel Beckett tells the director and designer what to do in Waiting for Godot. The minimal set is specified (a road, a tree), many pauses are indicated in the script, as are precise actions, and there are strong hints as to costume: bowler hats are indispensable and ...

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NEWS: Lucy, Emerick and Hill lead cast for UK Full Monty tour

Soap star and award wining actor Gary Lucy joins Liverpool’s Louis Emerick, Rupert Hill, Andrew Dunn, Martin Miller and Bobby Schofield for the new UK cast for the hit touring production of The Full Monty. The tour will open on the 15th September at the Manchester Opera House. The original production which premiered last year at the Sheffield Crucible was ...

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Kes – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Barry Hines Director, Choreographer and Adapter: Jonathan Watkins Composer: Alex Baranowski Designer: Ben Stones Puppetry Designer and Director: Rachael Canning Reviewer: Ray Taylor A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines, first published in 1968, and the film Kes directed by Ken Loach in 1969 are both extremely well known and loved by millions. The film in particular is ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part I

Over the next week we shall be looking at the shows that have got our regional editors excited in 2014. Today we shall be looking at Ireland, South East and North East &Yorkshire. Are you excited by any of these productions? Share what you think in the comments section below. IRELAND: Ciara Murphy Here at The Public Reviews in Ireland, ...

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