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Summer Day’s Dream, Finborough Theatre – Review

J B PriestleyDirected by Alex Marker★★★★  Pros: The post-apocalyptic British setting is intriguing. Strong character development, interwoven storylines and vivid imagery give the play a lot of interest and energy. The production standard is excellent and the stage direction is fantastic for such a small space. Cons: Written in 1949 and set in 1975, some aspects of the play are a little dated and naïve. Some of the characters are over-romanticised which leaves them a little contrived and insincere. Our ...

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Cornelius, Finborough Theatre

J. B. PriestleyDirected by Sam Yates★★★★ Pros: The great cast and tight stage direction gives unexpected energy to this very English drama. The air conditioning and the well stocked wine bar downstairs are a bonus! Cons: There could be a little more depth to the feelings of sadness and despair in Act III. Our Verdict: Very enjoyable – a high quality, vibrant production of this almost forgotten play. Courtesy of the Finborough I have to admit I was a little ...

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