Tag Archives: Park Theatre

Pain is certain, suffering is optional: The Retreat at Park Theatre

Saturday 4th November 2017, matinée The problem with running away from your problems is that you can never escape from yourself.  In ‘The Retreat’, author Sam Bain has recognised a perfect opportunity for comedy and drama by writing a play … Continue reading

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Many Rivers to Cross: What Shadows at Park Theatre

Saturday 28th October 2017, matinée It is a brave author who makes Enoch Powell that central character in a drama.  Is this going to be an attempt to justify the famous ‘rivers of blood speech’ that ended Powell’s political career … Continue reading

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Found in Translation: Chinglish at the Park Theatre

Saturday 25th March 2017, matinée It’s hard to believe it was nearly four years ago that the Park Theatre first introduced us to the talents of David Henry Hwang, when they premiered his challenging and outrageously funny play Yellowface.  Since then … Continue reading

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Game of Bones: Raising Martha at the Park Theatre

Saturday 14th January 2017 Raising Martha had instant appeal for us.  It is on at the Park Theatre, a venue which has consistently put on interesting and engaging work.  It is a dark comedy, always a plus for us.  And it … Continue reading

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Going for Bold: ‘The Busker’s Opera’ sets up its pitch at the Park Theatre

Saturday 30th April 2016 We weren’t quite sure what to expect from ‘The Buskers Opera’ at the Park Theatre. The idea of an updated version of John Gay’s ‘The Beggar’s Opera’ caught the imagination and we were familiar with the … Continue reading

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Je ne regrette rien: The Patriotic Traitor occupies the Park Theatre

Saturday 20th February 2016, matinée It’s been open for less than three years, but the Park Theatre is rapidly taking centre stage as a place for controversial and thought-provoking theatre.  So it seems a natural home for the world premier … Continue reading

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Marathan Sham: An Audience with Jimmy Savile at the Park Theatre

Saturday 13th June 2015, matinée Some have asked if the Park Theatre‘s new production of Jonathan Maitland’s play ‘An Audience with Jimmy Savile’ is too soon.  We say it’s not soon enough.  It’s probably about fifty years too late.  An … Continue reading

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