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Posts Tagged ‘Lucy Briggs-Owen’

Review added of Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” (LINKED) which opens the Chichester Festival Season 2018. Directed by Sean Foley, with Rufus Hound in the lead role. This goes all out for comedy … it is very funny, though broader than usual. Excellent.

Picture: Rufus Hound as Garry & Lucy Briggs-Owen as Joanna.

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Review of Future Conditional, by Tamsin Oglesby. Directed by Matthew Warchus, his first venture as new Artistic Director of the Old Vic. The cast includes Lucy Briggs-Owen, Joshua McGuire and Rob Brydon. A five star play on education choices.

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Review of Communicating Doors (linked here) by Alan Ayckbourn. This new production at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London is a “sci-fi farce” and with this cast, the Ayckbourn I’ve most enjoyed. david-bamber-julian-and-rachel-tucker-poopay-96394

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Review of Shakespeare in Love  (LINKED) in the new stage version, featuring Tom Bateman as Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola. We’ve seen seven plays in London in a fortnight. This was easily the best of the lot, even better than The Crucible and Antony & Cleopatra, which is high praise!

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Fortune’s Fool at The Old Vic is a must-see. This review was wrongly linked yesterday, but is correct now.

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