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Les Vêpres Siciliennes

The Les Vêpres Siciliennes or as it is known in English The Sicilian Vespers is the name given to the successful rebellion on the island of Sicily ...
Victory Condition Royal Court - Photo Helen Murray
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Victory Condition

To capture Victory Condition, the new play by Chris Thorpe, is no easy task. On a visual and action level, what the audience sees is something comf...
Saint George and the Dragon (c) Johan Persson
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Saint George and the Dragon

Although the actual story of Saint George and the Dragon dates back to medieval legend, the very notion of national identity is inherently central to ...
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The National Youth Theatre ensemble gives a knockout performance in the Frantic Assembly adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello. The vibrant, fast-movi...
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The curtain opens on the messy aftermath of a house warming party, the clock ticking at 2.45am. Seemingly an odd opening to a play titled Beginning, t...
Hair Aria Entertainment. The Vaults Waterloo
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The Vaults are not easy to find, being cunningly concealed among the railway lines running into the back of Waterloo Station. But that did not preven...
Tosca King's Head photo credit Jacob Sacks-Jones
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The second act of Tosca is almost always a harrowing experience. The sexual abuse of a distressed woman by a powerful man is deeply disturbing - in th...
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The Seagull

Simon Stephens’s new version of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is a vivid exploration of the depths of passion and of the forgotten moments in betwee...
The Best Man - (c) Geraint Lewis
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The Best Man

There are not many plays around right now that get to the heart of the tensions and conflicts of the political process in the way that, for example, I...