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Land of the Three Towers, Camden People’s Theatre – Review

Credit: Everything Theatre

Pros: Has a strong social message Cons: Not particularly theatrical I had already visited the main stage of Camden People’s Theatre to watch another show on the evening when I saw Land of the Three Towers, but hadn’t seen (or even been aware of) the downstairs space. While the former is in serious need of a paint job – it’s so scuffed and scratched it barely qualifies as a “black box” – I found the latter decked out in colourful bunting and ...

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Arms And The Man, Watford Palace Theatre – Review

Credit: Richard Lakos

Pros: Some very funny performances Cons: Occasional lulls in energy After Shakespeare, Bernard Shaw (the erstwhile George is discouraged these days) is one of the most frequently produced playwrights in the theatrical canon, and Arms and the Man is a fine example of why his appeal is so enduring. The combination of high intelligence, wit and social awareness can be intoxicating for an audience, and the boldness of his characters is endlessly attractive to actors. In the right hands, Shaw’s ...

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