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Friday, July 20, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

In Water I'm Weightless, CardiffA terrific cast of deaf and differently abled performers has been assembled for this National Theatre of Wales production, written by the brilliant Kaite O'Re…

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Friday, July 6, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Hedda Gabler, NorthamptonThe Festival Of Chaos at Northampton's Royal & Derngate began with The Bacchae and Blood Wedding, but it's rather more of a stretch to see how Henrik Ibsen's play ab…

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Saturday, June 16, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Democracy, LondonWhile the Old Vic production of Michael Frayn's farce-within-a-farce Noises Off continues at the Novello Theatre, the same venue plays host to a work revealing another aspec…

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Friday, May 25, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Boys, LondonBoys will be boys, but these days it's harder for young guys to be carefree, according to a new play by Ella Hickson which looks at the plight of young people with huge student d…

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Friday, April 27, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Romeo And Juliet In Baghdad, Stratford-upon-AvonWith the Globe To Globe season already underway on London's South Bank, offering 37 plays in 37 languages, the World Shakespeare Festival gets…

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Friday, April 6, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Big And Small (Gross Und Klein), LondonOne of the Barbican highlights this year, and of the London 2012 Festival, is Big And Small, written by the German playwright Botho Strauss, in a produ…

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Friday, February 24, 2012

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Abigail's Party, LondonGet out the cheesy-pineapple things, put on some Demis Roussos and pour a gin and tonic. Beverly, the 70s hostess from hell is back in a revival of Mike Leigh's most f…

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Friday, November 25, 2011

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Round The Twist, IpswichCharles Dickens is the focus of Eastern Angles' latest seasonal show, but while everyone else dusts off their Christmas Carols, Brendan Murray's spoof is likely to be…

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Friday, September 16, 2011

This week's new theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner, Mark Cook, Judith Mackrell

Oh, The Humanity And Other Good Intentions, Newcastle upon TyneIn Thom Paine (Based On Nothing), the US playwright Will Eno wrote a wonderful play about a man who had lost his humanity. Now …

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