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A Clockwork Orange – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Adapted from Anthony Burgess Director: Alexandra Spencer–Jones Reviewer: Michael Gray [Rating:4] Anthony Burgess was not happy about the way his seminal novel transferred to the screen. The amoral adolescent gang-lads seemed much more vivid, more threatening, more iconic. Whatever would he have made of this amazingly physical re-working of that 1952 tale (based on his own stage version), with ...

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The Drowsy Chaperone – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Writers: Bob Martin &Don McKellar Music and Lyrics: Lisa Lambert &Greg Morrison Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Elizabeth Davis [rating:4] “Fun. That’s all this show is – fun.” So declares the anonymous narrator of The Drowsy Chaperone. And what great fun it is. This is the musical-lover’s musical: all knowing references and witty in-jokes. The self-consciously logic-lite plot centres on the ...

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