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‘A courtroom setting gets round socially distanced difficulties’: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS – Guildford Shakespeare Company (Online review)

In Children's theatre, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by The Family StageLeave a Comment

Guildford Shakespeare Company first performed their adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic in 2015. After a successful series of Zoom murder mystery evenings, they decided to recreate their hit family production.

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‘A fly on the wall with your favourite musical theatre performers’: Sunday in the Club with Oscar – H CLUB ★★★★ (Online review)

In Books, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kirsty HerringtonLeave a Comment

Part informal chat, part performance, this series of bi-weekly Sunday evening sessions is designed to support creatives in the entertainment industry during this strange and challenging time.

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‘Never before available to a wide audience, Brecht’s premiere is theatrical gold’: Mother Courage & Her Children – Berliner Ensemble (Online review)

In Features, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Louise PennLeave a Comment

The Berliner Ensemble have located a jewel in their theatre history. Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage is a modern classic of the German theatre.

Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage is a modern classic of the German theatre. Written in 1939 it is often descr…

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It’s a dog’s life: Lurching through lockdown

In Features, Native, Opinion by Charlotte & Jeff

Charlie (a director) and Jeff (actor/writer) have just celebrated their first wedding anniversary. In normal times they only see each other about half the week, but currently have each others’ company 24/7. At first they filled the time with talking, but have now been FAR more sensible and fostered a dog, to fill the endless hours…