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Hugh Wooldridge

Hugh Wooldridge

Hugh Wooldridge, contributing writer

For over 35 years, Hugh Wooldridge has directed, produced, devised and lit productions worldwide – from Copenhagen to Cape Town. He has directed more than 60 productions in London and throughout the UK – from Alan Ayckbourn to Rene de Obaldia, and Pam Gems to Athol Fugard. He was a resident director at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester; the Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead, and the Old Vic Theatre, London.

Translations - National Theatre
22 Oct
Reviews
Hugh Wooldridge

Review: TRANSLATIONS at the Olivier Theatre, National Theatre

Translations - National Theatre It seems sadly appropriate that, at a time when the United Kingdom has never been more disunited, the National Theatre - the theatre for all - should revive Ian Rickson’s magnificent production of a community sharing the same space who are unable to communicate with each other.

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Amelie the Musical
26 May
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Hugh Wooldridge

Review: AMÉLIE at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Amelie the Musical The film of Amélie is a personal favourite, which has a charm and originality that like a good wine improves with age. Central to the film’s success is the performance of Audrey Tatou in the title role. By turn charming (again), innocent, sassy and sexy. Above all, fun. Tatou was 25 when she played the role of Amelie Poulain and she and the original film were much-lauded.

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All You Need is Love
18 Apr
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Hugh Wooldridge

Review: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE at Cadogan Hall and UK Tour

All You Need is Love I can think of no more familiar, much-loved, sound that has permeated through the last 55-plus years than that of The Beatles.

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Foxfinder Play
19 Sep
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Hugh Wooldridge

Review: FOXFINDER at the Ambassador's Theatre

Foxfinder Play Foxfinder was originally seen in 2011 in a tiny, but hugely acclaimed, production at the Finborough Theatre, directed by Blanche McIntyre. For that production the author, Dawn King, won the Royal National Theatre Foundation Playwright award, the Most Promising Playwright at the Off West End Awards and was shortlisted for Best New Play at the Off West End Awards.

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Black Cat Bohemia
03 Sep
Reviews
Hugh Wooldridge

Review: BLACK CAT: BOHEMIA at The Underbelly Festival on London’s Southbank

Black Cat Bohemia In spite of the small size of the venue, the quality of the Black Cat: Bohemia circus skills is great. And at 70 minutes, this is a really fun way to spend part of an evening. Recommended.

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