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Love Me Do

Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran have stepped back in time yet again with their latest play Love Me Do. Set at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis in ...
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The Rape of Lucrece

This version of Shakespeare’s The Rape of Lucrece has already been performed in Scotland, Australia, Ireland, Holland and Brazil. It now comes to the ...
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Fever

Reza de Wet’s Fever casts a Gothic eye over the lives of two adult sisters around the time of the Boer Wars. Katy (Peta Cornish) lives a middle-class ...
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Lear

Phil Willmott’s idea of casting a female Lear is a bold one, which works well on some levels. It confronts the maternal vacuum in Shakespeare’s play a...
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Dark Vanilla Jungle

How do you explore a dysfunctional young life, moulded by a quest for love and security and the denial of those needs? How do you portray the conseque...
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The Massacre at Paris

This year is the 450 years since the birth of Christopher Marlowe and the Rose Bankside is the playhouse with which he is most closely associated. The...
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The Good Enough Mums Club

As a mother it was suggested I should see and review The Good Enough Mums Club, a production which also asks you to take part in a questionnaire befor...
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Chris Dunkley’s two-handed play for HighTide Festival Theatre premiered at the Nuffield Theatre in Southampton in April last year and tells the story ...
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Dr Faustus

Two Christophers can currently be found at The Rose Bankside; Christopher Marlowe’s play about John Faustus, the doctor who desired to learn more than...