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Review added of Terence Rattigan’s THE DEEP BLUE SEA (LINKED) at The Minerva Theatre at Chichester. This is a key play in the Rattigan revival of the last 25 years, and this is the finest version of it we’ve seen. it avoids the slightly camp approach so often taken with Rattigan and reveals the play as a powerful piece of theatre.

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Review of The Chalk Garden (FOLLOW THE LINK) by Enid Bagnold at Chichester. This 1955 play has been called “the missing link between Coward and Rattigan, and Frayn and Ayckbourn.”  It is fascinating, and has a superb cast including Dame Penelope Keith, Amanda Root, Oliver Ford Davies and Matthew Cottle.

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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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