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‘Too much of what occurs on stage is simply invisible’: TOUCHING THE VOID – West End

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The true story behind Touching The Void and the endeavours and trials that befell mountaineer Joe Simpson and his climbing partner Simon Yates on the Siula Grande mountain in the Peruvian Andes has been recognised in both Simpson’s 1985 bestseller and Film Four’s acclaimed docu-drama released some 18 years later.

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‘As much the history of a nation as a family drama’: THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS – Cervantes Theatre ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Michael DavisLeave a Comment

Adapted by Caridad Svich from Isabel Allende’s award-winning novel and directed by Paula Paz, The House of the Spirits is as much the history of a nation as a family drama. While the country of the play is ‘unnamed’, for those in the know the parallels…