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Shakespeare Untold, Dome Studio (Brighton Festival) – Review

Pros: An imaginative new perspective on well-known stories Cons: Risks being patronising at times In a combined production from Shakespeare’s Globe and Seabright Productions, Shakespeare Untold introduces us to the worlds of Romeo & Juliet and somewhat obscurely Titus Andronicus, through the fictitious peripheral characters of the Capulet’s party planner, and the Emperor of Rome’s head chef. At two hours long, complete with interval, Shakespeare Untold is a fringe festival exception but the audience are never restless, not even for a ...

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Rosie Wilby: The Conscious Uncoupling, Sweet Dukebox (Brighton Festival) – Review

  Pros: Rosie’s monologues reflecting on how she met her ex are beautifully heartfelt. Cons: It is not a completely polished show, but this is part of its charm. Sweet Dukebox, located in the Iron Duke pub, was the first stop on my day of theatre at the Brighton Fringe Festival. A walk along the beach to the venue made a nice change from dashing around London, and the venue was a lovely traditional pub with friendly staff and a small ...

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