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The Country Wife – Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Writer: William Wycherley Director: Jonathan Munby Reviewer: David Guest Restoration comedies are enjoying something of a renaissance, with a recent in-period The Way of the World at the Donmar and The Country Wife at Southwark Playhouse transposed to the Roaring Twenties showing the timelessness of rants against seduction, deception and excesses. At Chichester’s Minerva Theatre Wycherley’s sparkling 1675 comedy of manners ...

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CD REVIEW: American Psycho – Original London Cast Recording

American Psycho Artwork

Music and Lyrics: Duncan Sheik Book: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Reviewer: Niall Harman Since its publication in 1991,Brett Easton Ellis’ novelAmerican Psychobeen deemed by some to ‘harmful to minors’, is only available in Australian bookshops shrink-wrapped in plastic and resulted in the author receiving death threats. It latermade for a bloody film starring Christian Bale. It’s fair to say that it is ...

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The Merchant of Venice – Almeida Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Rupert Goold Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards   If a production makes you wonder, upon leaving, why a certain play is still performed there is something wrong, right? Such is the case with your reviewer and the production of The Merchant of Venice opening at the Almeida, revived from the RSC from 2011. While the inevitable discussions ...

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Trelawny of the Wells – Donmar Warehouse, London

Writer: Arthur Wing Pinero (1898) With some most respectful additions and ornamentation by Patrick Marber (2013) Director: Joe Wright Reviewer: Michael Gray [rating:4] If you're a successful young movie director seeking to make your mark on the legitimate stage, you'd struggle to find a more "theatrical" piece than Trelawny of the Wells. Pinero's affectionate, autobiographical, and frequently very funny, look ...

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