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Ghosts, Almeida Theatre – Review

Henrik IbsenDirected by Richard Eyre★★★★★ Pros: A devastating and powerful play, stunning performances and a simple but wonderfully atmospheric set. Cons: Would be hard put to find any! Our Verdict: An assured and brilliant new adaptation. Courtesy of Almeida Theatre Ghosts is set in a dark house in rural Norway. Helene Alving is preparing a memorial for her late husband with the help of Pastor Manders. Her son Oswald has just returned from a number of years away from home ...

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A Flea in Her Ear, The Old Vic

Georges Feydeau, translation by John Mortimer Directed by Sir Richard Eyre ★★★★ Courtesy of The Old Vic The Old Vic is very good at creating slick and well-polished productions, and one of the few able to consistently deliver genuinely funny comedies. Last season’s Design for Living was a perfect example of comic drama masterfully executed. Their follow up is their third production of A Flea in Her Ear, a play which first premiered at the Old Vic in 1966, and ...

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