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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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This orchard bears fruit: The Cherry Orchard at the Arcola Theatre

Saturday 18th February 2017, matinée We are always keen to see another Chekhov to add to our collection, and the Arcola is the perfect venue, small and with an excellent track record.  Add in a version by Trevor Griffiths, and … Continue reading

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Butterfly jars: Madame Butterfly at the Kings Head Theatre

Saturday 11th February 2017 We’ve become regular punters at the King’s Head, home of the intimate opera, with recent highlights being a game-show version of Cosi Fan Tutte, and a cleverly updated La Boheme.  We were keen to see their latest … Continue reading

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Live A Little! Death Takes a Holiday at the Charing Cross Theatre

Saturday 21st January, 2017, matinée Going to see ‘Death Takes A Holiday’ at the Charing Cross Theatre was an easy decision – we couldn’t miss the chance to add another Maury Yeston musical to our collection.  Yeston is known for … 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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Not So Easy to Love: Anything Goes Upstairs at the Gatehouse

31st December 2016, matinée It wasn’t a difficult decision for us to go and see ‘Anything Goes’ at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.  This is a musical we hadn’t seen before, and after their fantastic version of Singin’ in the Rain … Continue reading

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Drones Baby Drones finds its target at the Arcola Theatre

Saturday 5th November 2016, matinée Despite the lurid title, a quote from a former US defence secretary, Drones, Baby,Drones is a serious attempt to explore a form of warfare which needs to be brought out from the shadows.  Some of the … Continue reading

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