Handbagged: We Are Much Amused

Wednesday 24th April 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Moira Buffini’s comedy announces itself as a work of great parody as soon as HRH enters with a mischievous glint in her eye just in time to interrupt and deflate a fiery speech from Margaret Thatcher. You see, Thatcher is conspiring to get a chair brought... Continue Reading →

Noughts and Crosses: A Resonant Adaptation

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Malorie Blackman's hugely popular and deeply resonant novel Noughts and Crosses makes its way to the stage thanks to Pilot Theatre. Blackman's work is adapted for the stage by Sabrina Mahfouz and directed by Esther Richardson, with some mixed results but undeniable power. Noughts are at... Continue Reading →

The Duchess of Malfi: Webster’s Disturbing Tale of Control & Revenge

Saturday 9th March 2019 at York Theatre Royal (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ John Webster’s The Duchess Of Malfi is a bit of a titan and York Settlement Community Players do a great job of bringing its most gripping moments of dramatic power to life. It’s impossible to experience this play without our current social and political climate... Continue Reading →

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