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‘As someone who wrestles with depression, I’m heartened to see a show like Dust being so positively embraced’: Is there magic in the water at the Trafalgar Studios?

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays by Stephanie RessortLeave a Comment

Trafalgar Studios seems to be mopping up the cream of the crop of smaller space transfers. There is definitely magic in the water there at the moment, as I’m seriously pining to see both of the shows they have on: Dust and Arinze Kene’s Misty.

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LETTICE & LOVAGE – Menier Chocolate Factory

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Peter Shaffer’s play Lettice & Lovage was first performed at the Theatre Royal Bath in 1987. Now 30 years later it has been revived by Sir Trevor Nunn at the Menier Chocolate Factory. It is set firstly in the Grand Hall of Fustian House, a stately pile in rural Wiltshire, where a certain Lettice Douffet is a guide, taking visitors around on tours of the house.

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Review: Private Lives (The Gielgud Theatre)

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What’s left to be done with or said about Private Lives? After The Importance of Being Earnest it must be the most famous comedy in the English language, it drips a heady combination of epigrams, theatrical folklore, and night sweats having been written in three days during a bout of ‘flu in a grand hotel […]

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