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Win a pair of tickets to Waiting For Godot @ The Arts Theatre

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Are you one of  those people who know the name of the play, appreciate it is clearly an iconic piece of theatre, but really have no idea what it is all about.  Well, worry no more, because with the assistance of Everything Theatre, you now have the chance to appreciate Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece  and learn what all the fuss has been about. If you want the chance to see what has been thrilling audiences for over 60 years with two ...

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Noh Time Like The Present, LSO St Luke’s – Review

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Pros: A rare opportunity to appreciate a form of theatre which has been performed without interruption since the 14th century. Cons: As with anything out of the ordinary, this show can be quite challenging to follow, due to the lack of clear narrative elements. In the wonderful world of performing arts there is a theatrical discipline that has been kept alive from the 14th century to this day. Its name is Noh, or Nogaku, and it is a form of classical ...

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Waiting on Shakespeare, The Courtyard

Michael Harry Directed by Christopher Jefferies ★★★ Pros: A fun window into the world of Elizabethan acting and its famous historical characters. Cons: In an attempt to include interesting historical facts and insight, the script was clunky in places, giving the tone of a school history lesson. Our Verdict: A brilliant homage to the revered Samuel Beckett and his respected Waiting for Godot, as well as to the period and playwright to which we owe much of England’s theatrical gravitas. ...

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Not I, Royal Court

Samuel Beckett★★★ Pros: This is a masterful piece of theatre, brilliantly written and delivered with incredible sensory impact. The post show film of Billie Whitelaw, and talk with Lisa Dwan (actress) and Roger Michell was interesting and enlightening. Cons: At nine minutes long it is very brief, and in my opinion delivered too quickly. Having never seen it, I did not understand a word of what was said. Our Verdict: If you are interested in Beckett’s work this is a ...

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