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Theatre Review: The Monstrous Heart, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

October 11, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Monstrous Heart, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Sometimes you watch a play which is so good that it revitalises your love for theatre. The Monstrous Heart is that play for me.

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White Wave, Open Water, Andrea Hall, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Photo Gallery: Open Water, Andrea Hall, Stephen Joseph Theatre

August 5, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Open Water, Andrea Hall, Stephen Joseph Theatre

It’s long been known that open-air swimming is good for your mental health.

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Theatre Review: Season’s Greetings, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

August 1, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Season’s Greetings, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Season’s Greetings first premiered at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough back in 1980, and this year it’s back as part of the annual Alan Ayckbourn double-bill: two plays written and directed by Ayckbourn, who is the SJT’s director emeritus.

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Father Figurine, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough . Image by Josh Tomalin.

Theatre Review: Father Figurine, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

March 19, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Father Figurine, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

How do you create a catalyst for change where mental health issues and male suicide rates are concerned?

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Theatre Review: Shivers, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

December 15, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Shivers, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

What is it that we love so much about being deliberately being scared?

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Theatre Review: Better Off Dead, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

September 14, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Better Off Dead, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

A strange thing happens when you’re a writer.

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Review: Love, Loss and Chianti, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Love, Loss and Chianti, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

If anyone was going to bring the sharp, erudite poetry of Christopher Reid to life in a stage adaptation of The Scattering and The Song of Lunch, it would be Robert Bathurst. He revels in the opportunity to extract the precise, elegant language of Reid’s work, and rolls it over his own tongue like butter off a silver spoon.

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Vanessa Schofield as Louisa Gradgrind and Howard Chadwick as Josiah Bounderby- Hard Times - Photo by Nobby Clark

Review: Hard Times, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

April 30, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Hard Times, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Charles Dickens’ classic novel, which explores the idea of social standing in relation to facts and the importance of entertainment and fun in shaping young minds, has been adapted to the stage by Deborah McAndrew in splendid fashion.

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Review: Napoleon Disrobed, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

March 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Napoleon Disrobed, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

What is there to say about the fevered dream that is Napoleon Disrobed?

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Waiting for Godot, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Review: Waiting for Godot, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

November 28, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Waiting for Godot, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

This is the first time that I’ve awarded all five of my closely guarded stars to a production.

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