Posts Tagged ‘Jack Holden’

Review of Joe Orton’s What The Butler Saw at Bath Theatre Rotal. The comic language proved to be hugely influential on 70s and 80s British comedy. This revival comes 50 years after Orton’s murder. The play is a masterpiece but … read the review.



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We went to see the RSC “A Play For The Nation” version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream again. We saw it in February, and went to the last day of the run and tour (with a new set of rude mechanicals, The Belvoir Playersfrom Belfast). Amazingly it was even better second time, and it gets a full review rather than being tacked on to February’s review.




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Review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play For The Nation. (SEE LINK) This superb production starts its tour of the country in Stratford, and will use different amateur actors as the “rude mechanicals” in each city for the play within a play, 84 in total, and 580 schoolchildren. A five star review.


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Review of She Stoops To Conquer (LINKED) at Bath Theatre Royal, directed by Lindsay Posner, with Anita Dobson and Michael Pennington. The play is time shifted from 1773 to the 1920s. Does it Work?


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