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Anton Chekhov’s Vaudevilles and Other Sketches – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Adaptor: Michael Frayn Director: Jenny Eastop Reviewer: David Ralf [rating:3.5] You know you're getting the real thing with Michael Frayn's Chekhov. Unlike some other big name translators of foreign drama, Frayn has strong Russian, and a keen comic ear. It shows in all of his Chekhov adaptations, Frayn is on particularly good form here. Three short stories and three short ...

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The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey – The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Director: Nicholas Rawling Music: Christopher Reed Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:4.5] Homer’s Odyssey is the second oldest piece of existing work in Western literature, believed to have been written in the 8th Century BC. The poem tells the story of Greek hero Odysseus and his perilous journey home after being imprisoned on an island by the Goddess Kalypso. Odysseus must outrun ...

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