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THE TEMPEST – Hope Theatre

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Not only can Shakespeare be considered to be England’s greatest playwright, he is probably the most prolific when it comes to performances of his work. The plays are amazingly flexible in the many ways they can be stage and the latest production of “The Tempest” at The Hope Theatre by the Thick as Thieves Production company is a lovely case in point.

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THE FLANNELETTES – King’s Head Theatre

In London theatre, Musicals, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

When is a world premiere not a world premiere? When a near-identical play ran three months in Keswick in 2012. This narking misrepresentation aside, Richard Cameron‘s piece directed by Hull Truck founder Mike Bradwell has instantly credible characters and an interesting situation. Cheerful Delie is a ‘special needs’ girl in a woman’s body on holiday respite with her Aunty […]

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