Making The Lady Vanishes at the Ashcroft Playhouse

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s The Lady Vanishes (adapted by Antony Lampard and based on the film written by Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder and directed by Alfred Hitchcock): Ashcroft Playhouse at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 25.11.2019. (JB)   

The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s The Lady Vanishes

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Bridge Theatre’s gender-fluid forest frolics are all in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

United KingdomUnited Kingdom National Theatre Live – Bridge Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: recorded live at the Bridge Theatre and shown at Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 17.10.2019. (JPr)

Bridge Theatre’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (c) Manuel Harlan

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Hulks Ahoy as CODA’s The Producers reopens the Ashcroft Playhouse

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mel Brooks, The Producers (lyrics and music by Brooks and adapted by Brooks and Thomas Meehan from the 1967 film): Ensembles and musicians of CODA (Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association) / Joshua Hickin (musical director and arranger). Ashcroft Playhouse at Fairfield Halls, Croydon. 20.9.2019. (JB)

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s bittersweet Fleabag remains an ode to all modern women

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Fleabag (written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge): Directed for the screen by Tony Grech-Smith and broadcast live from the Wyndham’s Theatre, London, to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 12.9.2019. (JPr)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) (c) Matt Humphrey

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Navigating Australia’s Secret River: tempestuous journey in pursuit of a tragic dream

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Secret River by Kate Grenville (adapted for the stage by Andrew Bovell): National Theatre, London, 28.8.2019. (CSa)

Sydney Theatre Company’s The Secret River (c) Ryan Buchanan

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