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Review: Cars and Boys, Dundee Rep (Daily Telegraph)



Stuart Paterson is one of Britain’s most prolific and diverse writers for stage and screen. The author of an extraordinary array of dramas, including adaptations of Chekhov and Zola, he is, perhaps, best known as an award-winning writer of children’s plays; for instance, his acclaimed dramatisation of Kipling’s… 396 more words

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Review: The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler (Daily Telegraph)



There can be few more enigmatic subjects for a work of musical theatre than Ivor Cutler. The Scottish Jewish humorist, poet and songwriter – who lived most of his life in London and died in 2006 – was a master of the hilariously surreal and the childishly bizarre. 397 more words

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A View from the Bridge, Young Vic

This review was originally written for and published by The Public Reviews, the original review can be found here

Writer: Arthur Miller

Director: Ivo van Hove… 562 more words

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The Winter's Tale - Royal Opera House. *****

This is a rare full length work from the Royal Ballet and the adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is certainly an ambitious choice. The first act has a lot of plot lines to get through and the movement is more truncated as such. 140 more words

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Blister | Theatre Review

There’s an omnipresent sense of danger lurking somewhere underneath the surface of Blister. The lighting, in its contrasting states of either a dim yellow or eye-achingly bright white is unsettling and, staged in traverse, leaves us constantly on edge. 432 more words

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Privacy - Donmar Warehouse. ****

This is not so much a play as a lecture on Privacy but the outcome is an interactive, dynamic and very slick production that is full of laughs and comes with a few surprises. 208 more words

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Secret Cinema 21 – Secret Location, London. ****

This review was originally written for The Public Reviews and will appear on this blog in full after 17th April.


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