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Our Town, King’s Head Theatre

Thornton Wilder Directed by Tim Sullivan ★★★★ Pros: A very accessible play that caters for all tastes.  Cons: Don’t go expecting lots of scenery and props – the play is meant to be minimalist.  Our Verdict: An American classic that has universal appeal.  Courtesy of Savio(u)r Theatre Company I confess that initially I didn’t know much about Our Town before seeing the show. It’s a revered play that has won countless awards and has played nationwide throughout the US, so why hasn’t ...

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A Thornton Wilder Christmas, King’s Head Theatre

The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden and The Long Christmas DinnerThornton WilderDirected by Tim Sullivan★★★ Pros: A brilliant script filled with excellent characters, lots of laughs and some very good acting. Cons: The first act seemed to labour in places and some of the performances were a bit unpolished at times. Our Verdict: Well worth a look. The show is Christmassy without being nauseating. Courtesy of Saviour Theatre Company Thornton Wilder is a multi-award-winning American author and playwright, probably ...

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