Category Archives: Plays

The Girl on The Train

The Girl on the train

If you took a holiday in 2015, it’s very likely that your poolside reading included Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller. Main character Rachel Watson takes the train into London every day – looking out of the window at the affluent street she lived on before her divorce and wondering about the lives of a young couple she sees on a balcony

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Equus at Trafalgar Studio

Equus

Equus tells the story of a 17 year old boy, Alan Strang, who has blinded 6 horses. To save him from imprisonment Magistrate Hesther Salomon enlists the help of Psychiatrist, Martin Dysart. Through the relationship of Strang and Dysart’s developing, Equus looks at the treatment of children, in particular those who have carried out sadists acts, by psychiatrists. It looks

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Emilia at Vaudeville Theatre

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Emilia is a new play by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm which is set in the late 1500’s and early 1600’s. It tells of Emilia Bassano who was a writer and passionate advocate of women’s rights. The play follows her throughout her life, including how she became mistress of Henry Carey, her relationship with Shakespeare, the birth of her children and publication

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