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What Shadows

The fact that we’re seeing a play that revolves around one speech to ninety people forty years ago tells you something about the significance of that speech. 290 more words

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What Shadows @ Park Theatre

The current trend in London theatre at the moment seems to be discussing politics more than ever. What with James Graham’s two plays Labour of Love, based on the Labour party, and Ink, based on the early beginnings of The Sun newspaper and now Chris Hannan’s play What Shadows currently playing at the Park Theatre. 245 more words

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REVIEW: What Shadows, Park Theatre

This timely production focusing on Enoch Powell’s ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech raises a lot of questions about racism but leaves the audience with no real resolution.  498 more words

What Shadows, Park Theatre

Chris Hannan’s What Shadows, making its London debut after a critically acclaimed run at the Birmingham Repetory in 2016,  looks at the ever-changing United Kingdom by focusing on Enoch Powell, a Tory MP who managed to divide and unite a country through one explosive speech in 1968. 589 more words

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Kathy Burke Interview

Kathy Burke on The Retreat, diversity, an anthology raising money for Grenfell survivors and how she actively avoids Shakespeare

Kathy Burke is not a woman you will often see on the red carpet of a West End theatre press night. 1,011 more words

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NEWS: Cast Announced for the Park Theatre's The Retreat

Casting has been announced for the Park Theatre’s upcoming production The Retreat, playing at the theatre from the 2nd November. 

Luke left his high-flying City life to discover serenity in the Highlands, but he can’t escape his past. 305 more words

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Loot, Park Theatre

8/10

Possibly one of the most eagerly awaited elements of 2017’s celebration of Joe Orton was the uncensored production of his 1967 hit Loot. It could easily have been an academic exercise, but instead is hilarious, vibrant and deeply macabre. 357 more words

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