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The Silver Tassie
By Editorial Staff · 23 Sep 2010
There is much in Druid Theatre Company's rendition of Sean O'Casey's The Silver Tassie that will seem familiar to those of us who have encountered O'Casey's work before. Yet the playwright's c
Swan Lake (Tour - Leicester)
By Editorial Staff · 22 Sep 2010
Incredibly, it’s 15 years since Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake first hit the stage for Sadler’s Wells and changed the way audiences look at ballet. In his programme notes, Bourne reveal
Von Rippentrop’s Watch (Tour - Oxford)
By Josh Tomalin · 21 Sep 2010
Von Rippentrop’s Watch introduces us to a Jewish family consisting of the brothers Gerald and David, their mother and Gerald’s wife and daughter, gathered together for a Passover meal. A
Chess (Tour - Northampton)
By Editorial Staff · 20 Sep 2010
There's an essential paradox at the heart of Chess: how do you make a big, impressive show out of a story about a little game and the claustrophobic, intimate relationships between its players?...
House of Ghosts
By Editorial Staff · 14 Sep 2010
Calibre Productions return to Oxford with another of their successful TV to stage adaptations, after Dad's Army, 'Allo 'Allo and Porridge. This time, a move from comedy into murder mystery, with ...
Love&Madness Tour Richard III & Anarchist in Rep
By Theo Bosanquet · 14 Sep 2010
Two productions from Love&Madness – the company that hit headlines earlier this year with a season at Riverside Studios featuring Sadie Frost and Carl Barat – will begin a UK tour later th
Cooney Pens Chas & Dave Musical for West End
By Andrew Girvan · 10 Sep 2010
Abba, Queen, Take That, Michael Jackson and, coming up, the Spice Girls are amongst those who have had their back catalogues turned into musicals, and now - perhaps more surprisingly - it's
Twelfth Night in Leicester
By Editorial Staff · 8 Sep 2010
Following a critically acclaimed London run and an extensive UK and international tour, Filter visit Curve for the first time with their explosive interpretation of Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT
Cricketing Mikado in a Spin
By Editorial Staff · 8 Sep 2010
An ingenious version of The Mikado that swaps Japan for an English cricket club has put a spin on recent headlines thanks to a last minute re-write. Writer Chris Monks has revised his ...
She Stoops to Conquer (Nottingham)
By Editorial Staff · 8 Sep 2010
When Oliver Goldsmith needed inspiration for a new comedy he did what any self-respecting writer would do, he took himself off to the country. His three month sojourn to find “something to make ...