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Posh

Posh is a beautifully written, well-acted and superbly staged play.  These are reasons enough to go and see it. In my view, what makes it a must see i...
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Don Quixote

Creation Theatre’s Don Quixote is a gem.  It showcases what Creation Theatre does best – honours classics texts with a contemporary, respectful and so...
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War Horse

War Horse is a very special and remarkable piece of theatre. Probably influenced by Julie Taymor’s thoughtful use of puppets in her innovative approac...
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Towards Zero

“What’s your name, constable?” asked the irascible Inspector Barlow. “Fancy … er, William Smith, sir.” “You think Leeds is centre of t’world, laddie, ...
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Unfortunate – the Musical

I am constantly amazed and impressed by fringe theatre and what can be achieved with a simplistic set and costume when the acting and concept are so s...
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A Comedy of Errors

This is the fourth year in a row that I have been to see Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour production in the Bodleian Quadrangle (or to give it its proper n...
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

If you’ve never experienced the kind of performance akin to what Shakespeare must have encountered the first time he attended a play given by a troupe...
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The Tempest

Oxford’s much-loved professional theatre company, Creation Theatre, has a well-deserved reputation for taking risks in the interests of telling a grea...
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Die Fledermaus

The Revenge of the Bat is a better title for this insubstantial piece of Viennese musical farce. Its only claim to a place in the modern repertoire is...
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Measure for Measure

Greg Doran has directed a clean and riveting production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. It is a clear and easily accessible production of a play...