Posts Tagged ‘Sophia Nomvete’

Review added of Miss Littlewood, by Sam Kenyon (FOLLOW LINK), at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford. This is a musical based on the life of theatre pioneer, Joan Littlewood.  The Swan at the RSC is having an excellent season with this company, supplemented here with Clare Burtand Sophia Nomvete. The cast of 10 women and 3 men cover 42 roles.  There are seven “Joans” at various stages of her life. It’s another “must see” production directed by Erica Whyman.


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Phil Porter has created Vice Versa  (LINKED) for the RSC’s “Rome MMXVII” Season. It’s cheerfully ripped off from Plautus (in his words). A thorough-going laugh out loud romp. Marvellous ensemble cast. Unmissable.



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Michael Frayn’s classic 1982 backstage farce Noises Off in its 2016 production directed by Blanche McIntyre. It’s a Nuffield, Southampton, Nottingham Playhouse and Northern Stages joint production.

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