Tag Archives: Park Theatre

The Storm before the Calm: Pressure at the Park Theatre

Saturday 7th April 2018, matinée The English are famous for the pleasure they take in talking about the weather, a pastime which is often seen as trivial and a form of small talk.  In David Haig’s play, we learn about … Continue reading

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It’s got bite: White Fang at the Park Theatre

Saturday 16th December 2017, matinée Fans of Jack London’s book ‘White Fang’ might be wondering how on earth the Producers of this play have managed to stage it at the Park Theatre, being a the story of a Wolf told … Continue reading

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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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