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My first play review since lockdown! Review of Terence Rattigan’s THE DEEP BLUE SEA at the National Theatre in 2016 (linked). This started live streaming on YouTube on 9th July, and is available now.  It’s a detailed review which also continues and  discusses live theatre v streamed recordings, and also the comparison with the Chichester 2019 production and the difference in the theatres. Definitely one to see.

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Review if David Hare’s play PLENTY (follow link to review) at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Seen at the end of its run, but so many Chichester productions move on to the West End. Considered one of David Hare’s best plays in 1978, it zig-zags back and forth between 1962 and 1943, with an agent from the SoE in France and the traumatic post-war effects.

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Review of For Services Rendered by W. Somerset Maugham at Chichester Minerva Theatre (LINKED). This 1932 play has so much to be said for today on the aftermath of war, in a five star production with a five star cast.

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