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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

‘Proves that the future is bright for new British musicals’: THE SEASON – Touring ★★★★ by Kirsty Herrington

Christmas arrived early in Ipswich thanks to new musical The Season, a co-production between the New Wolsey Theatre and Northampton’s Royal & Derngate Theatre.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

‘Margolyes once again proves why she’s one of our finest actresses’: SYDNEY & THE OLD GIRL – Park Theatre by Kirsty Herrington

Sydney & the Old Girl features commendable performances and there is a good dose of humour, however ultimately this sinister play which intends to shock simply leaves you feeling deflate…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

‘Sure to provide food for thought’: LUNGS – The Old Vic ★★★★ by Kirsty Herrington

One of the hottest tickets of the year, the Old Vic’s revival of Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs sees The Crown royalty Claire Foy and Matt Smith reuniting.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

‘Who knew a song about the delights of Swindon could be so entertaining?’: MIDLIFE COWBOY – Pleasance Theatre by Kirsty Herrington

Midlife Cowboy is infectious and entertaining, with a brilliant soundtrack to boot. With a little work it could be a hit.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

‘Filled with warmth, emotion & delightful British humour’: THE LIFE I LEAD – West End ★★★★ by Kirsty Herrington

Written by James Kettle, The Life I Lead (named after Mr Banks’ song in Mary Poppins) tells the story of David Tomlinson’s life and details his extraordinary highs and lows.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

‘Delightfully dark & inspired’: MACBETH – Temple Church ★★★★ by Kirsty Herrington

There have been numerous performances of Macbeth over the years, but what sets this production apart from more recent plays, as well as the beautiful venue, is the innovative ideas from the …

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

‘I knew if she didn’t act or feel like the character Charlotte Brontë created, I’d have failed’: Nick Lane on adapting Jane Eyre for the stag by Kirsty Herrington

"Having re-read the book, I was struck by how powerful Jane’s path was – and if it had made me feel that way in the 21st century, the effect on its readers when it was first published mu…

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