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The Constant Wife by Somerset Maugham (1927)

CONSTANCE: I’m tired of being the modern wife.
MARTHA: What do you mean by the modern wife?
CONSTANCE: A prostitute who doesn’t deliver the goods. 3,749 more words


Strangers On A Train - 29th March 2018

Guy Haines (Jack Ashton) and Charles Bruno (Chris Harper) have nothing at all in common – except they just happen to be sharing the same train compartment.  627 more words

Play - Crime

REVIEW: Strangers on a Train, New Victoria Theatre

This stylishly staged production grabs the attention in the first act but seems to lose that intensity in the second.

What would you be prepared to do for a stranger? 542 more words

Strangers on a Train

When two men meet by chance on a train journey, little do they know the impact this life-changing encounter will have. As they relax into their journey, the drinks begin to flow and stories of their lives are shared. 386 more words


Going off the Rails


New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, Monday 29th January, 2018


Based on the 1950 novel by Patricia Highsmith, this adaptation by Craig Warner plunges us into an amoral world, where man’s actions are not punished by the rule of law – the judicial and law enforcement systems exist but only to the extent that they are bogeymen, incited to shape the course of the action.  500 more words

Theatre Review

Closure of Clearwell Chapel

Closure of Clearwell Cemetery Chapel.

From Isabel Winstanley:

‘In his book John Middleton Victorian, Provincial Architect, Brain refers to the Mortuary Chapel and says it is in a poor state of repair and there has been talk of demolition. 687 more words


Floria Sigismondi To Direct Henry James-Inspired 'The Turning' For Amblin

EXCLUSIVE: Amblin Entertainment has set Floria Sigismondi to direct The Turning, a Chad & Carey Hayes script that is inspired by the 1898 Henry James novella… 132 more words

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