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Review of THE NORMAN CONQUESTS  (follow link) by Alan Ayckbourn at Chichester Festival Theatre. This was an opportunity to see these three linked plays … Table Manners, Living Together and Round & Round The Garden all in one day. It was always considered one of the great events of late 20th century theatre, and deservedly so.

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Review of The Young Vic production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Linked). A circus ring full of mud. No props at all. No music, except a choral introduction from the whole cast then Bottom’s unaccompanied songs, and the Singing fairy. Little dance. No fairy attendants. Modern dress. The only bit of costume was decorating Bottom. This was the Dream stripped to its bare bones, but it proved that the elements still work. Leo Bill below as Bottom.

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