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The Sisterhood, Leicester Square Theatre – Review

Credit: Jamie Scott-Smith

Pros: Compelling performances, excellent comedic timing, and a clever use of modern language Cons: Not the best space for this piece with some poor directing and staging choices I knew a bit about Molière before attending Leicester Square Theatre on Saturday evening, thanks to my studies of the French Neoclassical era of theatre history, but had yet see one of his works performed. After seeing Ranjit Bolt’s adapted The Sisterhood, I know that I will be back for more humorous ...

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My Mother Said I Never Should, St James Theatre – Review

Credit: Savannah Photographic

Pros: A bright script, with some sparkling one liners and an excellent cast, led by the redoubtable Maureen Lipman. Cons: Although it pays tribute to the strength and stoicism of women, the story doesn’t really pick up the equality issues to which it frequently alludes. Before watching My Mother Said I Never Should, ever the history buff, I was drawn to the programme notes and a timeline entitled ‘100 years of progress’. Major developments in women’s rights were listed, from the ...

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