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Breakfast at Tiffany’s – The Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer: Adapted by Richard Greenberg from the novella by Truman Capote Music: Grant Olding Director: Nikolai Foster Choreographer: Melanie Knott Reviewer: Janet Jepson The author of the novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote, is often quoted to be the godfather of celebrity culture, and as such deserves his place in posterity. Standing at only 5'3" he was a giant of ...

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Richard Greenburg, from the novella by Truman Capote Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Maggie Constable One cannot help but be charmed at Milton Keynes Theatre this week by Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Taken from Truman Capote’s famous 1958 novella, this stage adaptation by the award-winning playwright Richard Greenburg now features music and song. The much-loved 60s film of the same name, ...

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Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Writer: Truman Capote Adaptor: Richard Greenberg Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Fergus Morgan If the 1961 film of Breakfast At Tiffany’s turned Truman Capote’s tantalising novella into a rom-com, then Richard Greenberg’s stage adaptation turns it into full-on froth. Although it sticks relatively close to the original plot, Nikolai Foster’s production glides over the nuances and intricacies of Capote’s story, and ...

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Sherlock Holmes: The Best Kept Secret – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Mark Catley Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:3] Once again, the exploits of the legendary occupant of 221b Baker Street are the basis of a stage production. This time it is BAFTA-nominated Mark Catley who presents his take on the character created by Sir Conan Doyle. It takes a brave author to bring back Sherlock Holmes in yet ...

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Sherlock Holmes – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Mark Catley Director: Nikolai Foster Designer: Michael Taylor Magic Consultant: Scott Penrose Music: Grant Olding Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:3] World-premiering at West Yorkshire Playhouse this summer is the latest wave of Sherlock Holmes revival, taking the form of a new and exciting production written by Mark Catley. The script and style of production has a highly authentic Conan ...

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