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4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s first attempt at tragedy used to be often considered a crude dramaturgical effort. It was rescued from obscurity, only in the 20th century, after the atrocities of the two Worl...
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3.5★ ★ ★

Titus Andronicus

Shakespeare’s ‘Titus Andronicus’ is a tough task for any theatre troupe to take on. Written at a time when theatrical gore was extremely fashionable, many now criticise the play for its gratuitous violenc...
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3.0★ ★ ★

The Pajama Men: Just The Two of Each of Us

Having returned from a successful stint at the Edinburgh Fringe, Mark Chavez and Shenoah Allen now bring their energetic concoction of absurd, unpredictable and down-right silly comedy to The Arts Theatre in So...
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2.0★ ★

Farther West

It rarely bodes well for a production when muffled titters greet the death of its protagonist, particularly when the play is, by any definition, a tragedy. Sadly, Diana Leblanc's production of Farther West, lef...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Commitments

This euphonious performance had me hanging on the edge of my seat from curtain rise – and out of my chair by curtain fall. 'The Commitments' is a show that leaves the audience doubtlessly sated, and yet, in u...
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3.0★ ★ ★

Betrayal

London Classic Theatre brings Harold Pinter’s Betrayal on a circuit around the UK and Ireland. Beginning in Derby and ending in Didcot, The Everyman in Cork marks the half way point on the company’s autumn/...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly tells the story of Cio-Cio-San (Butterfly), a young Japanese girl fallen on hard times who falls in love with an American Naval Lieutenant, F. B. Pinkerton. The tragic love story tells of how, s...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Penguin Café

Dancing penguins, Morris men, and galactic mechanics – a classic night of British ballet. I highly recommend Birmingham Royal Ballet’s most recent triptych. Each piece is distinctive and enjoyable, the p...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Events

There are moments in human history that we seek to understand.  Tragedies that we want a reason for, a why to hold on to.  The Events wades through the mysteries of one such unexplainable human tragedy throug...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Henry the Fifth

"Henry the Fifth”, currently showing at the Unicorn, encompasses everything one would wish of a theatre production for children: full of action, playfully humoristic, imaginative, and thought-provoking. Th...