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Absolute Hell - National Theatre (Lyttleton)

K-Rating: 2 out of 5

Absolute Hell at the National Theatre has all the makings of an interesting and captivating timepiece – except a compelling story or characters with real depth.   606 more words


Absolute Hell - reviews

Review added  of Absolute Hell by Rodney Ackland from The National Theatre. This is a huge production with a cast of twenty-eight of the play set in a Soho night club in 1945. 10 more words

Charles Edwards

Absolute Hell - National Theatre (Ben's Review)

Words by Ben Ayaydin

There is a buzz of excitement and anticipation as the audience settles into their seats. Suddenly, from the side aisles the cast ascend to the stage, around 20 of them in their authentic 1940s clothing. 577 more words


Review – Absolute Hell, National Theatre at the Lyttelton, 28th April 2018

Rodney Ackland isn’t performed much anymore. The only other time I’ve seen one of his plays was the commercially quite successful Before The Party, revived in 1980 at the Apollo, directed by Tom Conti. 1,188 more words

Chris Sparkle

The Little Greats - Pagliacci & Cavalleria

A double helping of duplicitous drama made for a dazzling debut at Opera North’s festival of ‘The Little Greats’ at The Lowry last night.

Back-to-back performances of Leoncavallo’s… 574 more words

The Lowry

Where Do I Know That Actor?

If you caught the most recent Midsomer Murders, you may have spied a trio of familiar faces from elsewhere on UNC-TV. The episode in question (“Blood Wedding” – part two) saw Barnaby investigating the death of a bridesmaid while getting caught up in the drama of his own daughter’s impending nuptials. 175 more words