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Review of Racing Demon by David Hare in Bath Theatre Royal’s 2017 Summer Season, directed by Jonathan Church. Starring David Haig and Papa Essiedu. This 1990 award winning play is set in the Church of England in South London.

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Much Ado About Nothing  (LINKED) is at Chichester, Manchester then London for a long run. This is a revival of the 2014 RSC production directed by Christopher Luscombe, and paired with Love’s Labour’s Lost under the title Love’s Labour’s Won. For the revival they have reverted to the better-known main title. One of the funniest plays you will ever see. A perfect introduction to Shakespeare too.

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The highly-acclaimed 2014-2015 RSC productions of Love’s Labour’s Lost (LINKED) and Much Ado About Nothing (aka Love’s Labour’s Won) have been revived, and they are running at Chichester before going to Manchester and London. Though I reviewed the 2014 version, the cast changes mean a new review. It’s even better now.

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The 2014 RSC productions linked Love’s Labour’s Lost with “Love’s Labour’s Won” which is actually a speculative alternative title for Much Ado About Nothing. Love’s Labour’s Lost was set in Summer 1914, just before World War One, and Love’s Labour’s Won was set at Christmas 1918 after the end. Long illustrated reviews of two first-rate RSC productions:

For the review of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, follow this link.

For the review of LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON (or Much Ado About Nothing) follow the link.

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