A beutifully crafted homage to Conan Doyle
Author: Rod Dungate
Some great performances, and a host of great songs
Joan Littlewood 1950s theatre giant, now a protagonist in her own life story musical.
Convicts with convictions, and some officers with convictions, too.
The Rode Playhouse is running (in more ways than one!) its Fourth Readathon on Saturday 2 June. Six plays will be read in six hours, so I guess they are abridged – or spoken very fast. Plenty of other activities drinks, snacks – a real party on offer. If you are bold, or simply a show-off (nothing wrong with that) you can take part – you pick your role from a hat. Or you can sit back and watch the …
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ReviewsGate editor, Rod Dungate, explored the origins and meanings of 'playwright', and why the playwright makes rather than writes.
A chilling play for today that confirms Webster as a towering English Renaissance playwright