Posts Tagged ‘Richard Eyre’

No, not a hotel review, but the play 8 Hotels by Nicholas Wright at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Follow the link above to the full review. A fascinating play based on real events. It is set in a series of hotel rooms during the 1944 tour of “Othello” in America which starred Paul Robeson., plus José Ferrer as Iago and his wife Uta Hagen as Desdemona. The eternal triangle looms in real life as well as on stage. Ferrer takes his revenge on the others. Photo: Paul Robeson and Uta Hagen in the story.


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Review of Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” at the Theatre Royal Bath. This is a major production, starring Jennifer Saunders as Madame Arcati, the medium who conjures up the spirit of Charles Condamine’s first wife, much to the annoyance of his second wife. Great classic comedy. Definitely worth the trip to Bath.

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Eugene O’Neill’s American classic play Long Day’s Journey Into Night has garnered many four star reviews (and some five star) in the London production with Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville. My review is a rare one with negative points  … read why.


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Review of the Cameron Mackintosh & Disney musical, MARY POPPINS (Linked) at Norwich Theatre Royal as part of its tour. A huge production.


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