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Review of William Wycherley’s “The Country Wife” (LINKED) (1675) at Chichester Minerva Theatre. The play has been described as “the greatest farce in English” as well as “the filthiest and bawdiest classic English play.” This version takes place in modern Soho with a stellar cast, with Susannah Fielding as “the country wife”.

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Review of First Light, a new play by Mark Hayhurst, at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester. It is the story of two deserters, “shot at dawn” during the Battle of The Somme in 1916. A terrific and deeply moving play.

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Review of the Bath Theatre Royal production of Emile Zola’s Therese Raquin, adapted by Helen Edmundson, and starring Pippa Nixon and Alison Steadman. See link.

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Review of Antony and Cleopatra (LINKED) in the Shakespeare’s Globe production, 6th July 2014.  Starring Eve Best as Cleopatra and Clive Wood as Antony. “This is exactly why you go to the Globe to see Shakespeare”.

Eve Best and Clive Wood in Antony and Cleopatra

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