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Thérèse Raquin – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Émile Zola Director: Seb Harcombe Reviewer: Stephen Bates Taken seriously, Thérèse Raquin,Émile Zola's Paris-set tale of a woman struggling to break free from her shackles, can be seen as an early cry for feminist causes. However, there is little that asks to be taken tooseriously in this new production. Published as a novel in 1867 and turned into a ...

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NEWS: Finborough’s Thérèse Raquin to transfer to Islington’s Park Theatre

Following a sell-out run at Finborough Theatre, where it continues until Saturday 19 April, a new musical adaptation of Émile Zola’s classic French novel Thérèse Raquinwill transfer to Park200 at Park Theatre for a limited 4 week run from Wednesday 30 July 2014 19th Century Paris. Behind the counter of a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine sit Madame ...

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NEWS: Kendal, Piggot-Smith & Steadman helm Theatre Royal Bath’s new season

The Theatre Royal Bath is delighted to announce its 2014 Summer Season, comprising four productions and starring Clare Higgins, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alison Steadman and Felicity Kendal. Beginning on 18th June with Edward Albee’s WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, the season continues with KAFKA’S DICK by Alan Bennett, followed by THERESE RAQUIN by Emile Zola, and concludes on 6th September with ...

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NEWS: Julie Atherton to lead Thérèse Raquin at Finborough

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Thérèse Raquin Written by Craig Adams (Music) and Nona Shepherd (Book/Lyrics/Direction) opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough ...

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Therese Raquin – The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Writer: Emile Zola, adapted by Nicholas Wright Director: Joss Bennathon Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:3] Emile Zola’s dramatisation of his first novel, Therese Raquin, caused a scandal when it was first produced. It is seen as the start of 19th Century realism and was quite groundbreaking in that the characters are ordinary people coping with lust, infidelity and guilt. So how ...

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