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‘Makes for an entertaining show’: TROUBLE IN BUTETOWN – Donmar Warehouse

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Donmar Warehouse, London – until 25 March 2023 With the fast-approaching anniversary of the latest war in Europe, our culture’s continued fascination with the second world war gets a contemporary boost from Trouble in Butetown at the Donmar Warehouse. Written by Diana Nneka Atuona, this follow-up to Liberian Girl, her 2015 debut, won the 2019 George Devine Award for most …

WAY UPSTREAM – Chichester Festival Theatre

In Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews by Matt MerrittLeave a Comment

There are a few signs that tell us here at Sitting in the Cheap Seats that spring has finally sprung. The trees and flowers begin to bloom, there are occasionally consecutive days without any rain and the surest sign of all… We find ourselves venturing to Chichester Festival Theatre for the launch of their summer season. This year their initial offering is the seemingly easy-going Alan Ayckbourn classic Way Upstream.