Monthly Archives: April 2011

The steep and thorny way to heaven: review of ‘Bronte’ by Shared Experience, Tricycle Theatre

9th April 2011 (matinée) Seeing this new production from a company of which we are longstanding fans has reminded us just how special they are.  They are aptly named – the more we invest, the more richly we are rewarded. In … Continue reading

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When fair is foul and foul is fair: Shared Experience lose their share …… of Arts Council Funding

We were stunned to learn that Shared Experience had lost all of its Arts Council funding.  This is the theatre group responsible for two of the most memorable productions we have ever seen, ‘Mill on the Floss’ and ‘Anna Karenina’.  This … Continue reading

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Air-dried ham or pork scatchings? Review of Betty Blue Eyes at the Novello Theatre

2nd April 2011 (matinée), 14th preview (out of 24) This musical comedy gets off to an energetic start with a neatly drawn portrait of an unnamed small Northern town and its inhabitants, at their wits’ end with rationing, and desperate for … Continue reading

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