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‘Proves that classic mysteries never go out of fashion’: THE LADY VANISHES – Touring

In Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland, Ticket recommendations, Touring by Lauren HumphreysLeave a Comment

Relatively obscure British crime writer Ethel Lina White’s greatest legacy is her 1936 novel, The Wheel Spins – two years after publication, Alfred Hitchcock directed the film The Lady Vanishes, widely regarded as one of British cinema’s greatest works, based on her book.

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‘If you catch it, you won’t forget it’: SHACKLETON’S CARPENTER – Touring ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

Gail Louw’s play Shackleton’s Carpenter and Malcolm Rennie’s tremendous, unforgettable performance, were directed by Tony Milner of the New Vic before his death. This production – which tours single nights through autumn and winter, is in his memory. If you catch it, you won’t forget it.

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‘Quite literally roars on to the stage’: 10 Things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew – Touring

In Comedy, Edinburgh Festival, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland, Touring by Liz DyerLeave a Comment

While most of us would probably be willing to admit that Taming of the Shrew is far from Shakespeare’s best, Canadian actor, writer and comedian Gillian English has gone a step further and made a list of everything that’s wrong with it.