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  • Review: Richard III

    An introspective Richard brings an exciting dimension to Shakespeare’s history play

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    Max Westall, dancer

    *The* iconic modern male dancing role is the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - so what does it take to make it? Max Westwell reveals all.

  • Review: A Midsummer’s Night Dream

    An evening at Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatre to remind us of the power of imagination

  • Feb’s best new books

    It was still the dog days of winter last time we checked so there's only one thing for it – let's hunker down with a compelling new book

  • Play time

    Vanessa Lefrancois of Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre explains why theatre is so good for today's kids

  • Sherlock on Sherlock

    Are you a Holmes fan? Is there a GCSE Eng Lit student in your house? Catch the The Sign Of Four when it comes to Taunton

  • The Comedy about a Bank Robbery: reviewed

    Get set for some sparkling entertainment as the hit West End farce about a diamond heist comes to Bristol

  • Review: Wise Children

    Angela Carter's novel adapted for the stage at the Bristol Old Vic is a dazzling, joyous, life-affirming jewel of a show

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