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The Seagull – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London

Writer: Anton Chekhov Adapter: Torben Betts Director: Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Tom Finch From the moment an electrifying surge appears to blast the stage into action the characters in Torben Betts’ new adaptation of Chekhov’s great masterpiece are thrown into an intense and bitter drama. Relinquishing the traditional naturalism of the period this production, designed by John Bausor, is played upon ...

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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre launches 2015 season

The 2014 summer season may have barely finished but today Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced details of their 2015 season. Opening the season will be the staging of J.M. Barrie’s orginal stage play of Peter Pan, directed by the venues' Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. Next will be a production of The Seagulldirected by Matthew Dunster, who directed A ...

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Muswell Hill – White Bear Theatre, London

Writer: Torben Betts Director: Roger Mortimer-Smith Reviewer: Nichola Daunton   Torben Betts’ 2012 play Muswell Hill is given an assured and often funny revival here by Roger Mortimer-Smith’s Two Sheds Theatre Company. In a sleek and expensive kitchen in north London, Jess and Mat are preparing to host a dinner party. While the middle class dinner party is something of ...

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Invicible – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Torben Betts Director: Ellie Jones Reviewer:Andy Moseley Sometimes you have to admit you’re wrong. When I first read the premise of this play - 'Middle class couple downsize from London to live in the north among real people' a whole cacophony of alarm bells started ringing. Here was a play that was going to tick every clichéd comedy box ...

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