Theatre Retrospective: Handbagged at the Tricycle Theatre

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As an ardent Thatcherite, I of all people was somewhat skeptical on attending a play based on the relationship of Mrs. Thatcher and Her Majesty the Queen.  Admittedly, Moira Buffini’s Handbagged at the Tricycle Theater, from start to finish was truly agreeable.
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Circus of Horrors at Lyric Theatre

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Thrills and Spills from the Circus of Horrors once more in this special show, London After Midnight, celebrating their 18th anniversary. Prepare to be shocked, amazed, and maybe even drenched if you’re sitting in the front row, with performances from the fantastic Hannibal Hellmurto, sword swallower extraordinaire or the brilliantly creepy ‘sinister sisters’ performing mechanical looking blood spotted aerial art.
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Plaza Suite at Bromley Little Theatre

8 – 16 November, Bromley Little Theatre (Bromley North, 7.45pm

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A number of reflections can be made on the stories of Neil Simon. Notably, that he succeeds in presenting tragedy so comically, or in displaying levity so seriously. The Oscar and Tony acclaimed stage and screen writer of the Twentieth Century has revisited themes of domesticity throughout his career, simultaneously embracing realism and humour along the way.
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Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at The Rose, Bankside

5th – 30th November, The Rose Theatre (London Bridge)

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What’s the best way to deal with Shakespeare in the twenty-first Century? It’s possibly one of the first questions that comes to a director’s mind when he considers how he might convey a Shakespearean classic to an audience who may, perhaps, have toiled with the idea of staying home to watch reality television (everyone seems to be at it these days) Continue reading “Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at The Rose, Bankside”

A Doll’s House at Bromley Little Theatre

11th – 19th October, Bromley Little Theatre (Bromley North) 7.45pm

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Everyone’s talking about A Doll’s House right now. It’s being shown, surprisingly, in two venues across London. In contrast to the West End production, Bromley Little Theatre presents Samuel Adamson’s (The Light Princess) version of the most re-mastered play in history.
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