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Orlando – The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Writer: Virginia Woolf Adapter: Sarah Ruhl Score: Isobel Waller- Bridge Director: Max Webster Reviewer: Dave Cunningham After great success with a version of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ director Max Webster returns to The Royal Exchange with another literary adaptation. ‘Orlando’, written by Virginia Woolf, is a novel in which fantastical events occur without any attempt at rationalisation. Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation, ...

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Beautiful Thing – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Jonathan Harvey Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Katie Lee [rating:4.5] ‘A leopard never changes his spots and a slapper never changes her knickers,’ is just one of the nuggets of wisdom in this lovely urban fairytale. Beautiful Thing first opened in 1993 at the Bush Theatre in London, ahead of its time with an articulate portrayal of a young gay ...

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