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Private Peaceful – Theatre Royal, Winchester

Director and adaptation: Simon Reade Original Book: Michael Morpurgo Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Writing a performance for children about the atrocities and complexities of the First World War is a difficult task. Many may think that the subject matter is something to shy away from the delicate ears of children, but acknowledge that to neglect educating the next generation about our ...

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She Stoops to Conquer – Theatre Royal, Winchester

Author: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Conrad Nelson Reviewer: Ann Bawtree Since its formation the Northern Broadsides Company has dedicated itself to presenting classic theatre to the modern audience so Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer fits their aims one hundred per cent. First performed in 1773 and possibly the best known of the author’s works, it has been a staple of ...

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Not About Heroes – Theatre Royal, Winchester

Director: Eliot Giuralarocca Writer: Stephen MacDonald Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage With the commemoration of the outbreak of World War I keenly in the nation’s mind it is apt that the Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park are touring Stephen MacDonald’s Not About Heroes, a poignant and emotional piece about the meeting of two of the country’s eminent and famous ...

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