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Sunday, May 13, 2018

‘The emotional core lands because of the dark comedy surrounding it’: WORTH A FLUTTER – Hope Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

Don’t be fooled by the jokes and parodies, Worth A Flutter play has a lot to say about the damage caused by the way men are taught to treat women.

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

‘Timeless while being very much rooted in the reality that we now live in’: NIGHTFALL – Bridge Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

Nightfall is a beautifully written and realised piece of theatre, well worth catching before it finishes its run at the Bridge Theatre.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

‘Surprisingly life-affirming’: HAROLD & MAUDE – Charing Cross Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

Last week I was lucky enough to see the wonderful Harold and Maude at the Charing Cross Theatre.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

A theatre addict’s latest favourites by Stephanie Ressort

While I’m having to scale back my theatregoing this year, the quality of the shows I’ve seen recently has made up for the reduction in volume. For anyone looking for inspiration, here ar…

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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Looking ahead: theatre in 2018 by Stephanie Ressort

Today is the first day of a new year, and 2018 is the year I will have to scale back my theatre going (it was getting ridiculous to be fair). So I’m going to have to be a lot more selectiv…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

View From the Outsite’s 2017 top shows by Stephanie Ressort

As a functioning theatre addict I clocked up 145 different shows in 2017. Which is no mean feat as my amateur status means I paid to see all these shows (as this is an unsustainable addictio…

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Shakespeare unbound: My love for Lear by Stephanie Ressort

It remains my favourite of Shakespeare’s plays (Much Ado leading as my favourite of his comedies) and I have avidly collected productions the way others might collect stamps.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

#EdFringe isn’t for me: Confessions of an Edinburgh festival avoider by Stephanie Ressort

“What do you mean you’ve never been to the Edinburgh Festival? You must go, you’d love it." Yeap, it’s that time of year where I hear variations of the above ad nauseam.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Passion for the Park: My evening with Ian McKellen by Stephanie Ressort

Last Friday night I had the great pleasure of seeing Ian McKellen’s show at the Park Theatre, followed by tapas with the fabulous man himself. It was a wonderful night from start to finis…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Four unusual musicals on now: Our Ladies, Roller Diner, La Strada & These Trees by Stephanie Ressort

Here I wanted to focus on 4 brilliant musicals I think are particularly exciting, that you could go see: Roller Diner (Soho Theatre), La Strada (The Other Palace), Our Ladies of Perpetual S…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Does The Site experiment at the Royal Court work? by Stephanie Ressort

When you arrive you are given a locker key, and asked to lock away your mobile phone. While this jarred at first, the freedom from the tyranny of having a quick glance at my phone as I waite…

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