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A magnificent three: Star Wars, Jane Eyre, Hunger Games

In the the last few days I’ve been to two awesome films and a wonderful piece of theatre. A great cultural finish to 2015 – assuming there won’t be too much of that in the next few days! First up, … Continue reading

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Sunny London yesterday at the National Theatre. We went to see an entertaining performance of “The Beaux’ Stratagem” by George Farquhar. Fresh from the early 18th century – timeless themes of love, lust and deception. And London v everywhere else…

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“Man and Superman” at the Lyttleton, National Theatre

Yesterday Kath and I went to see George Bernard Shaw’s famous play, “Man and Superman”, at the Lyttleton Theatre at the National. A Saturday matinee performance, which started at 1.30 and finished at 5pm. Three and a half hours, which … Continue reading

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“Liola” at the National Theatre

We went to see “Liola” at the Lyttleton this Sunday afternoon. It’s a play by Luigi Pirandello, Italian author and playright. Set in rural Sicily, it’s comedy, farce, musical, moral tale, and maybe, political statement, all in one. It’s slight, … Continue reading

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“Othello” at the National Theatre

Last night, Kath and I went to see “Othello” at the National Theatre. Turned out it was the last night. We also had front row seats, so we got to experience the performance in full effect. And what a performance … Continue reading

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We went to see “Othello” at the National Theatre tonight. Truly stunning. So was the sunset as we sat out on the Olivier Theatre terrace before the performance began.

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