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Monday, December 3, 2018

Review: Robin Hood and the Babes in the Woods at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

'Joyful sincerity': Pete Kirwan writes on an earnest, escapist panto that brings the 12th century into the 21st. The post Review: Robin Hood and the Babes in the Woods at Nottingham Playhous…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Review: The Madness of George III at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Holding fiction to account: Peter Kirwan writes on the representation of madness in Nottingham Playhouse's revival of Alan Bennett's play. The post Review: The Madness of George III at Notti…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Review: Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

'Demons in the attic': Peter Kirwan writes on Kindertransport's portrayal of the immigrant experience The post Review: Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Review: Sweet Charity at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

More to life than love: Peter Kirwan reviews the Nottingham Playhouse's first musical in over a decade. The post Review: Sweet Charity at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Review: Shebeen at the Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

And what an atmosphere... Peter Kirwan reviews Mufaro Makubika's award-winning play set in 1950s Nottingham. The post Review: Shebeen at the Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Review: Holes at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Digging down: this family-friendly adaptation of Louis Sachar's novel isn't afraid of asking big questions. The post Review: Holes at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Review: Our Country’s Good at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Silence and noise: Peter Kirwan reviews Ramps on the Moon's new show based on a text familiar to A-Level Theatre Studies students. The post Review: Our Country’s Good at Nottingham Playhou…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Review: Wonderland at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Never cross a picket line: Peter Kirwan reviews the triumphant regional premiere of Beth Steel's play about Welbeck Colliery The post Review: Wonderland at Nottingham Playhouse appeared firs…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Review: Finding Nana at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Memories of memories: Jane Upton's one-woman play is touching and thoughtful. The post Review: Finding Nana at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Review: Cinderella at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Less a show, more an institution: Peter Kirwan reviews Nottingham Playhouse's annual panto. The post Review: Cinderella at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review: The Cherry Orchard at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

An extraordinary coda: Giles Croft marks the end of his tenure at Nottingham Playhouse in poignant style. The post Review: The Cherry Orchard at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Review: The Leftovers at Curve, Leicester by Peter Kirwan

"A self-consciously messy, freeform paean to the experience of making music": Peter Kirwan reviews Sheep Soup's boldly structureless new musical at Leicester's Curve Theatre. The post Review…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Review: Major Labia at Curve, Leicester by Peter Kirwan

"Give this group a TV show": Peter Kirwan reviews Nottingham-based comedy collective Major Labia's nameless sketch show at Leicester Curve's Inside Out festival. The post Review: Major Labia…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Review: All My Sons at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Devastating and dignified: Peter Kirwan reviews Fiona Buffini's timely revival of Arthur Miller's classic American drama. The post Review: All My Sons at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first …

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Review: Pride and Prejudice at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Forget heteronormativity: Sara Pascoe's hilarious reimagined Jane Austen romance breaks all the rules. The post Review: Pride and Prejudice at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Review: The Kite Runner at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

"Invites us to share in a long wallow with a man consumed by self-pity": Peter Kirwan discusses Matthew Spanger’s adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s novel. The post Review: The Kite Runner…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Review: East is East at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

A careful balance of farcical comedy and shocking drama: Peter Kirwan reviews Suba Das' Northern Stage revival of Ayub Khan Din's much-loved play. The post Review: East is East at Nottingham…

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Review: Rent at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Still transcendent: Peter Kirwan revels in Bruce Guthrie's "energetic" 20th-anniversary revival of this Broadway classic, structural flaws and all. The post Review: Rent at Nottingham Playho…

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Review: Tommy at the Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

Energy, volume and trippy exuberance: Peter Kirwan reviews Ramps on the Moon's superb new version of The Who's Tommy. The post Review: Tommy at the Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exe…

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