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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Meet the monster & Mary Shelley behind a new take on Frankenstein

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In Arrows & Traps new adaptation of Frankenstein, running from 26 September to 21 October 2017 at west London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, the classic gothic novel’s author Mary Shelley is part of the play’s action. Watch the video and see creature transformation photos here – then get booking!

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Year in Review: Susan Elkin’s top 10 shows of 2016

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Robin Hood at Egg Theatre, Bath. Photo: Nick Spratling. It’s that time of year again. It’s customary for critics and others who purport to have some kind of overview to look back over the previous twelve months and come up with a list or two. What follows is a list of the 10 shows which […]

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Review: Gods and Monsters (Southwark Playhouse)

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I’ve not seen the 1998 movie Gods and Monsters, or much of James Whale’s black-and-white Frankenstein franchise – and you don’t need to have either to be entirely gripped by the plot and the outcome of this terrific piece of new writing. Whale is a famous Brit expat director eking out his final days in Los Angeles. […]

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