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NEWS: National Theatre announces 15 productions of new plays & fresh adaptations by leading writers

In London theatre, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Sticky by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announces 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers. Olivier Theatre  My Brilliant Friend 12 November 2019 to 18 January 2020 (Press day is 26 November). Plays in rep, with further performances to be announced Following a sell-out run at Rose Theatre Kingston, the two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend by April De Angelis is reworked …

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Edinburgh Fringe: Macbeth

In Edinburgh Festival, Festivals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

I don’t have much luck in this basement venue. I once saw a one-star one-man show here with an audience of seven, five of whom left part-way through. At a time when the political tussles over who should steer Scotland make Macbeth so ripe for contemporary contextualising, it seems something of a waste to set this three-handed version in an English young offenders’ institution.