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Review of Florian Zeller’s “The Lie”  (FOLLOW THIS LINK) at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark. Translated by Christopher Hampton. This was a preview performance. It’s the companion piece to last year’s The Truth with four superb actors. You’ll be knocked out if it’s new to you, though if you have seen the counterpart, the plot won’t hold many surprises.

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Review of Florian Zeller’s The Truth  (Adapted by Christopher Hampton) at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Following the major success of “The Father”, Zeller’s “The Truth” is one of the funniest plays in years. 5 stars.

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Reviews of Dinner With Saddam by Anthony Horowitz, with Sanjeev Bhaksar and Stephen Berkoff. A farce on a serious topic, set on the first day of the 2003 Iraq bombardment.

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Review of She Stoops To Conquer (LINKED) at Bath Theatre Royal, directed by Lindsay Posner, with Anita Dobson and Michael Pennington. The play is time shifted from 1773 to the 1920s. Does it Work?

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Review of Communicating Doors (linked here) by Alan Ayckbourn. This new production at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London is a “sci-fi farce” and with this cast, the Ayckbourn I’ve most enjoyed. david-bamber-julian-and-rachel-tucker-poopay-96394

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Review of The Hypochondriac, Theatre Royal, Bath linked. One of the negative reviews I’m afraid. It starred Tony Robinson, who we felt miscast.

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Review of HAY FEVER by Noel Coward in the Theatre Royal Bath production added. With Felicity Kendall in the lead role as retired actress, Judith Bliss.

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