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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with… ETT Director Rachel Tackley

English Touring Theatre was founded in 1993 to create outstanding theatre and tour it to the widest possible audience.In 2008 Rachel Tackley took over the directorship of the company, making ETT the first large scale subsidised touring company to be producer-led.Under Tackley's leadership the scope of ETT's work widened to include adaptations of classic novels (Great Expectations, Grapes of Wrath), ...

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NEWS: All My Sons Launches Regent’s Park Open Air Season

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has today confirmed its complete programme of shows for summer 2014. All My Sons will open the season, followed by Hobson’s Choice and Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over. Porgy and Bess will then be staged prior to the previously announced return of To Kill a Mockingbird. Artistic Director Timothy Sheader will ...

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Twelfth Night- Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writer: William Shakespeare Music &Sound: Tom Haines &Ross Hughes Director: Sean Holmes Reviewer: Jackson Lawrence [Rating:4] Loud, energetic and boisterous, Filter Theatre retells Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in a brilliantly bizarre manner. The production explodes once again onto the stage arriving at Bristol’s transforming Tobacco Factory Theatre. The play tells the story of Violet who (believing her brother to be dead) ...

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Twelfth Night – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Music: John Doran, Peter Reid, Daithi Mac Suibhne Director: Peter Reid Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating: 4.5] On a very warm, summer's evening, seeing a production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night might not be everyone's 'food of love', but the brightness of the summer day was present inside the theatre for AC Productions colourful and very enjoyable staging of ...

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Propeller’s Twelfth Night – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer: William Shakespeare Text Adaptation: Edward Hall and Roger Warren Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Nathanael Kent [rating:3] Propeller’s all-male casting adds an interesting dimension to Twelfth Night. In Joseph Chance’s Viola, we have a man playing a woman disguised as a man, namely Cesario. And, like The Taming of the Shrew, with which this production runs in repertory, disguise is ...

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Propeller: Twelfth Night – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:5] Propeller is an all male Shakespeare company that for 15 years has been bringing an investigative approach to the text mixed with a modern physical aesthetic. Director Edward Hall rejects the notion that Propeller make Shakespeare accessible as if the plays need ‘dumbing down’ to make them comprehensible to modern ...

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Canary Gold – Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Writer and director: Carlos Belda Reviewer: Anna Ambelez [Rating:3.5] This production sang like a canary and shone like gold, but was it fool’s gold? The story begins in the 16th century, shifting back and forth to modern day. The song “What would you do with a drunken sailor, what would you do with a merchant banker” encapsulates much of the ...

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