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Mydidae – Trafalgar Studios, London

Writer: Jack Thorne Director: Vicky Jones Reviewer: Edie R [rating:4.5] Kitchen Sink Drama is dead: long live Bathroom Sink Drama! Jack Thorne’s 2012 play “Mydidae” has transferred to Trafalgar Studios, where the stage of Studio 2 has been fitted out with loo, bath, basin and all complete, including fully functioning plumbing. There’s a dolls house delight to the setting, and ...

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Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises – Trafalgar Studios 2, London

Adapted for the stage by: Alex Helfrecht, from the novel by Ernest Hemingway Director: Alex Helfrecht Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] The art of adapting a novel for the stage is often fraught with difficulties, the need to balance fidelity to the source material with the demands of a different art form is further complicated by the expectations and preconceptions that ...

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Barbershopera : Cabaret Sauvignon – Trafalgar Studios, London

Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] Formed over five years ago with several award-winning shows and performances later, the Babershopera team bring their usual opera infused a cappella back to the west end for a riotous, rip-roaring and rollicking sixty five minute cabaret. Keeping things simple, four performers, four chairs and a handful of silly props including a few cans of Tenants ...

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ENCORE: Blanche McIntyre

Waiting for Blanche McIntyre to emerge from the Whitechapel rehearsal room where The Only True History of Lizzie Finn is having its first run-through, I glance over my notes and a little incongruity makes me smile. Her presence as a director to watch was firmly announced when she won the 2011 Critics’ Circle Most Promising Newcomer award for her work ...

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Yes, Prime Minister – Trafalgar Studios, London

Writers: Anthony Jay and Jonathan Lynn Director: Jonathan Lynn Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3] In among the machinery of government on Whitehall, it seems oddly appropriate that Yes, Prime Minister has now found a new home at the Trafalgar Studios. How many Civil Servants will end up on a fact-finding mission to the show though is questionable, with Alan Jay and ...

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