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FEATURE: The Public Reviews Best of 2013

Once again it’s been a busy year for our reviewers, covering over 2,600 productions across the country during 2013. With such a breadth of coverage it’s never easy to come to agreement on what have been the highlights of the year but our teams have pitched their highlights and we’ve come up with a list of our highlights of the ...

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Tea at Five – the Space @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Mathew Lombardo Director: Richard Bun &Bex Phillips Reviewer: Anna Ambelez [Rating:4] It’s 1938, and Katherine Hepburn (Meghan Lloyd) awaits a call to see if she is to play Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. She then takes the audience on a whistle stop tour of her life to date; whistle stop as Lloyd barely pauses for breath, delivering ...

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Tea at Five – The Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Matthew Lombardo Director: Rich Bun and Bex Phillips Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:4.5] Tea at Five is a biography – albeit a very abridged one – of the late Katharine Hepburn, narrated as though by Hepburn herself, and based on her memoirs Me: Stories of My Life. It was first performed in America in 2002, came to the UK in ...

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