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Touching the Void at Duke of York's Theatre
14 Nov
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John Yap

Review: TOUCHING THE VOID at The Duke Of York’s Theatre

The book was a best seller. The film was a surprising hit. Why does the stage adaptation seem totally redundant and unnecessary?

There is no doubt that reading Joe Simpson’s account of his four days of a “life and death” ordeal, being injured and trapped in the Peruvian Andes all by himself can be very engrossing and thrilling.

Touching the Void at Duke of York's TheatrePatrick McNamee (Richard), Josh Williams (Joe), Fiona Hampton (Sarah), and Angus Yellowlees (Simon) in Touching the Void at the Duke of York's Theatre.

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
12 Nov
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Nicola Wright

Review: THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE at The Bridge Theatre

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe The children's classic, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis is an epic tale, and not, you might think, the easiest of books to set on stage.The good news is, that under the direction of Sally Cookson, inventive design by Rae Smith, and a multi talented ensemble, the audience are quickly immersed, having been asked if we have our evacuation slips,on a magical journey journey, into the fantasy world of Narnia.

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The Taming of the Shrew
12 Nov
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John Yap

Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW at The Barbican Theatre, London

The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare’s problematic play THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is given a new “revised” production by the Royal Shakespeare Company, in their old London home after performances in Stratford earlier this year. It still remains a problematic play and even more confusing for anyone not familiar with the original play in this “revised” version.

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The Great Gatsby - Immersive London
12 Nov
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John Yap

Review: THE GREAT GATSBY at The Immersive LDN, London

The Great Gatsby - Immersive London The theme song is “Ain’t We Got Fun?” in this 1920’s immersive experience of THE GREAT GATSBY and his friends. And Fun is certainly the order of the day.

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The House of the Spirits
12 Nov
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Tim Winter

Review: HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS at Cervantes Theatre

The House of the Spirits Isabelle Allende's much-loved first novel, 'La casa de los espiritus' published in Spanish in 1982 and translated into English (and over 37 other languages) as 'The House of the Spirits', was made into a film in 1993. Directed by a Dane (Bille August) the starry (mis)cast included only one main actor of Spanish origin (Antonio Banderas). It wasn't well received.

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