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Review: Into The Woods (Ye Old Rose and Crowne, Walthamstow)

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There is a cleverness in both the concept and the execution of Into The Woods that takes All Star Productions into an entirely new category: this must rank as one of the best shows staged at Walthamstow’s Rose and Crowne pub theatre. Firstly, they have abandoned the cardboard cut-out sets and noisy platforms in favour of […]

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Review: Into The Woods (Ye Old Rose and Crowne, Walthamstow)

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There is a cleverness in both the concept and the execution of Into The Woods that takes All Star Productions into an entirely new category: this must rank as one of the best shows staged at Walthamstow’s Rose and Crowne pub theatre. Firstly, they have abandoned the cardboard cut-out sets and noisy platforms in favour of […]

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Review: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Landor Theatre, London)

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Charles Dickens’ final and unfinished novel ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ got a rather nice BBC airing last Christmas with Matthew Rhys as the opium-addicted brooding stalker John Jasper and pretty boy Freddie Fox as his quarry Edwin. Gwyneth Hughes’ telly adaptation kept firmly to the Victorian gothic theme, and stitched the threads of the […]

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