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The Nightingale And The Rose and other tales, Barons Court Theatre – Review

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Pros: Skilful adaptation and winning performances Cons: A few less successful moments Although less celebrated than his plays, Oscar Wilde’s prose work is every bit as accomplished and distinctive. His fairy tales in particular are a unique take on the genre – they’re wise and unsentimental, which somehow makes their impact all the more emotional, and Wilde delights in using animals and flowers as a witty chorus to comment on the foibles of the human world. Young company Orange Moon do a ...

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Olaf, Barons Court Theatre – Review

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Pros: Good to see an early Ibsen being staged. Cons: Early Ibsen sags in the middle. Ottisdotter Productions bring their focus to lesser known and obscure plays that emphasise the role of women in society. Having last been presented at London’s Adelphi Theatre in 1911, Henrik Ibsen’s Olaf belongs amongst the Norwegian master’s lesser known works, falling outside the 12-play ‘Ibsen Cycle.’ The version presented at Barons Court Theatre is an adaptation by ottisdotter of Anders Orbeck’s translation of Ibsen’s Olaf ...

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Win tickets to see Four Thieves’ Vinegar at Barons Court Theatre

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This is your chance to win tickets to see Four Thieves’ Vinegar at Barons Court Theatre. To enter simply retweet one of our Four Thieves’ Vinegar competition tweets before 5pm on 26 February 2017 AND name a purported cure for the plague. A dark comedy about the Black Death. 1665, Newgate Prison, London. Matthias, an alchemist, has bankrupted himself trying to find a cure for the plague and has been thrown into prison for debt. There he is joined by ...

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