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VIDEO SERIES: Meet the Brutes & their fellow revellers in The Provoked Wife

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Marooned Theatre’s contemporary reimagining of John Vanbrugh’s 1697 Restoration comedy, The Provoked Wife, moves into Islington’s Hope Theatre next month after a sell-out season at the White Bear Theatre earlier this summer. In this morning’s blog, director Hannah Bolland Moore explained how and why she youthened the characters and reset the action at a modern music festival. Now it’s time to meet the …

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PHOTOS: Restoration comedy meets modern music festival in The Provoked Wife

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Marooned Theatre’s acclaimed, contemporary re-imagining of John Vanbrugh’s 1697 Restoration comedy, The Provoked Wife, prepares to transfer to north London’s Hope Theatre next month after a sell-out summer season south of the river at White Bear Theatre. See our photo gallery!






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I KNOW YOU OF OLD – Hope Theatre

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David Fairs flips comedy into tragedy with apparent ease – the fluidity of the text belies the time and effort taken to rework a Shakespearean script and give it a whole new angle. Puritans may argue that Shakespeare is not a playwright to be mess about with, but the care and respect Fairs gives to The Bard only further showcases his writing prowess.






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FEATURED SHOW: Brimstone & Treacle at the Hope Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you seen the great reviews for our Featured Show, the 40th anniversary revival of Dennis Potter’s controversial masterpiece Brimstone and Treacle, which continues at London’s Hope Theatre until 20 May 2017. A selection of some of our favourite review quotes are gathered below…