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John Cleese on Bang Bang: ‘I have always been drawn to farce’

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Monty Python comedy legend John Cleese has adapted George Feydeau’s 1892 French farce BANG BANG for a brand-new staging which opens this month at Mercury Theatre Colchester… Tell us about Bang Bang. What subjects does it deal with? And why is farce the best medium? I have always been drawn to farce, because since the first one I ever saw, …

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NEWS: Cast announced for Faction’s Much Ado at Selfridges

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This summer, Selfridges have joined forces with one of the most exciting emerging young British theatre companies in the UK, The Faction, to celebrate Shakespeare400 with a new staging of Much Ado About Nothing at The reFASHIONed Theatre, a pop-up performance space inside the famous Oxford Street store. It runs from 23 August to 24 September 2016, with a press night on 26 August.