Category Archives: Plays

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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Dad’s Army Radio Show

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It comes as a sobering discovery to those of us of a certain age to realise that the first television broadcast of Dad’s Army was over fifty years ago. Frequent repeats of the nine series produced have exposed successive generations to this classic sitcom. It still has the power to amuse to a not insignificant extent owing to character recognition,

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The Messiah at The Other Palace

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With promotional material for The Messiah boldly announcing “three towering talents” playing a cast of thousands in “the funniest and most magical Nativity you will ever see”, the bar for my expectations was set very high. Patrick Barlow’s play, has evolved over the 35 years since its first incarnation – it has been a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe, been

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Private Peaceful

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Private Peaceful at the Orchard Theatre Private Peaceful arrived at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford as part of it’s UK Tour with perfect timing in the lead up to Remembrance Day and the 100th year anniversary of the end of world war 1 and wow! What a way to remember. This dynamic revival following its highly successful run at the

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