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Stuart King

Stuart King

Stuart King, contributing writer

Stuart began life as an angelic choirboy and quickly developed a passion for theatre and film. To date, he has pursued 3 careers: Hoteliership (Four Seasons); Performer (theatre and television) and Facilities Management (corporate and media sectors).

ENO The Marriage of Figaro 2020, Johnathan McCullough, Susan Bickley, Colin Judson, Andrew Shore © Mark Brenner
20 Mar
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Stuart King

Review: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO at ENO London Coliseum

The lasciviously amorous Count Almaviva, rejects his wife and abuses his position in a bid to bed Susanna on the day of her marriage to his manservant, Figaro.

ENO The Marriage of Figaro 2020, Johnathan McCullough, Susan Bickley, Colin Judson, Andrew Shore © Mark Brenner ENO The Marriage of Figaro 2020, Johnathan McCullough, Susan Bickley, Colin Judson, Andrew Shore © Mark Brenner

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16 Mar
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Review: THE SEVEN STREAMS OF THE RIVER OTA at Lyttelton Theatre (National Theatre)

the-seven-streams-of-the-river-ota.jpg More than 25 years have elapsed since French Canadian auteur Robert Lepage launched his multi-dimensional epic THE SEVEN STREAMS OF THE RIVER OTA on an unsuspecting but largely appreciative Edinburgh audience.

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Endgame
11 Mar
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Review: ENDGAME (with ROUGH FOR THEATRE II) at The Old Vic

Endgame Endgame (played after the rarely staged, but considerably more satisfying Rough for Theatre II) has been a box office draw for The Old Vic this season, where Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming deliver Beckett’s quirky tales with sufficient spark and comedic zest, to demonstrate an affinity with the oft impenetrable material.

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Shoe Lady
10 Mar
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Review: SHOE LADY at Jerwood Downstairs (Royal Court Theatre)

Shoe Lady As its title alludes, SHOE LADY is a play which revolves around a woman (Viv, played by Katherine Parkinson) who is impacted by footwear — most especially, the loss of one half of a pair of shoes. Unfortunately, it is her only pair of shoes, so the loss assumes a profound significance and the results, whilst often comic, are ultimately calamitous.

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Revisor - Sadler's Wells
04 Mar
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Review: REVISOR at Sadler’s Wells

Revisor - Sadler's Wells Following-on from their success with Betroffenheit, Crystal Pite’s company Kidd Pivot are again collaborating with Jonathon Young, this time for REVISOR which uses Gogol’s 1836 absurdist comic farce about political corruption - The Inspector General* - as its source material.

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