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Victoria – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

ballet dancers dressed as queen victoria and prince albert

Choreography & scenario: Cathy Marston Music: Philip Feeney Director: Cathy Marston Reviewer: Edie Ranvier This May marks two hundred years since the birth of Queen Victoria, and Northern Ballet is marking the anniversary with a touring production of Cathy Marston’s new ballet Victoria, which reimagines this most paradoxical of monarchs through the eyes of her youngest daughter Princess Beatrice. Following ...

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Victoria – Lyceum, Sheffield

Music: Philip Feeney Choreography & Direction: Cathy Marston Set & Costume Design: Steffen Aarfing Reviewer: Janet Jepson Queen Victoria has long been a fascinating subject to the modern British public. After all, her reign spanned more than 60 years, and her legacy lives on in numerous buildings, images and even attitudes and prejudices. The TV series telling the story of ...

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Victoria – Leeds Grand

Choreography, Direction & Scenario: Cathy Marston Dramaturgy & Scenario: Uzma Hameed Music: Philip Feeney Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Queen Victoria is most notably recognised as an iconic elderly lady who spent most of her life in mourning for her late husband Albert. Previously the longest-serving monarch in British history until Elizabeth II stole her great-great-grandmother’s crown in 2015. In celebration of ...

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NEWS: Sondheim’s Marry Me A Little revived at St James Theatre, London

For the first time in 17 years Stephen Sondheim's rarely performed song cycle Marry Me A Littlewill receive a London revival at the St James Theatre in Victoria for a limited engagement of only 16 performances from 29th July 2014. Marry Me A Little pieces together a selection of songs by the undisputed master of the contemporary Broadway musical to ...

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Victoria – Dundee Rep, Dundee

Director: Philip Howard Writer: David Greig Reviewer: Amy Taylor [rating:3] Scotland through the ages, and ideas of time, identity and nature dominate Philip Howard’s revival ofVictoria, one of David Greig’s earliest plays. Originally commissioned by the RSC, and performed in 2000, the Scottish premiere of this epic, but flawed piece of theatre tries to cram too much into just one ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Day The Sky Turned Black – Assembly Roxy

Writer: Ali Kennedy-Scott   Director: Adrian Barnes Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:3] A heart-felt piece based on the accounts and interviews with survivors of the Black Saturday bush-fires, thisone-woman play,The Day The Sky Turned Black, is a touching testimonial to the 173 victims that died and the effect on those who lived to tell the tale. In 2009, with a temperature ...

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