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          • Wed 03 Sep 2008 12:45

            Twelfth Night

            Madness, mayhem, yellow stockings and binge drinking have all descended on the Tricycle theatre with Filter’s surreal take on Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identity and cross-dressing.

          • Fri 15 Aug 2008 12:58

            Gigi

            Set against the Belle Époque of Paris, the all-singing, all-dancing musical Gigi is perfectly designed for the magical space that is the Open Air theatre. With the Oscar-winning Chaim Topol starring as Honore...

          • Thu 14 Aug 2008 11:32

            Piaf

            Edith Piaf, the French singer who rose from nothing to great fame, only to succumb to an early death, is captured by Elena Roger in the Donmar Warehouse’s new production of Piaf, Pam Gems’s 1978 play.

          • Thu 07 Aug 2008 12:31

            Timon Of Athens

            It seems in these days of recession anxiety, even Shakespeare was influenced by the credit crunch, as the Globe stages one of his lesser performed plays, Timon Of Athens. Charlotte Marshall was in the first night audience.

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          • Fri 01 Aug 2008 11:59

            Her Naked Skin

            It is easy to forget what women went through to achieve the vote. From the moment Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s play opens with footage of Emily Wilding Davison throwing herself under the hooves of the King’s horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby, we are reminded.

          • Thu 31 Jul 2008 12:56

            ...Some Trace Of Her

            Katie Mitchell is a director famous for dividing opinion with her controversial adaptations of classic literature. Her latest production, the film and stage hybrid ...Some Trace Of Her, is no exception.

          • Tue 29 Jul 2008 12:05

            Gone Too Far!

            Has there ever been a more timely piece of programming than transferring Gone Too Far!, the Royal Court’s Laurence Olivier Award-winning hit from 2007’s Upstairs season, to the theatre’s larger Downstairs theatre?

          • Mon 28 Jul 2008 12:01

            Under The Blue Sky

            The lives, loves and losses of six teachers are intertwined in three tightly constructed scenes in David Eldridge’s play at the Duke of York’s.

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          • Tue 22 Jul 2008 17:01

            The Female Of The Species

            In a week where Germaine Greer has loomed over the production like the angry clouds of a British summer sky, The Female Of The Species faced critics who would actually watch the play last night.

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          • Thu 17 Jul 2008 11:54

            The Female Of The Species

            In a week where Germaine Greer has loomed over the production like the angry clouds of a British summer sky, The Female Of The Species faced critics who would actually watch the play last night.

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