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World Premiere: Ambition Leads to Rough Waters in The Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

In 1969, nine men set off on what was at the time the first round-the-world yacht race. A widely covered event, the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race excited the public at large. 579 more words


ThatIsBeyond...The Mousetraps, The theatre awards that really matter.

Once a year, the elite of theatre round up the awards season with an event created by and voted for by young people. THE MOUSETRAPS is that event and the cream of West End theatre was out in force to collect the hotly contested awards. 726 more words


"Looking for Mr. BIG" - New Concept... Familiar Motifs

“One of de fust things dey ask meh was ‘if I know how to write a review?’ And I answer and say ‘yes I know how to write a  review.’ And daz how I get de job.”

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A Thing of Joy

Beautiful Thing (scr. Jonathan Harvey; dir. Nikolai Foster; Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury)

Inevitably, spoilers. 1,146 more words


John Gabriel Borkman-Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg. ***

This Ibsen play on the self imposed imprisonment of Borkman, after his embezzlement of funds, and the tussle of his wife Gunhild and her sister Ella over the affection and control of their son, Erhart, is played out in a grey concrete bunker. 263 more words

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Pasadena's Pygmalion: A Creation Worth Falling in Love With

By Patrick Hurley

Written over a hundred years ago, George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, playing now through April 12 at the Pasadena Playhouse, seems unlikely to be a relevant piece of theatre. 838 more words

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Review: Wicked at the Bristol Hippodrome

Less than a week after going to see War Horse I was back in Bristol on Thursday 19th February to watch a matinee performance of the Touring production of the musical… 855 more words

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