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The Comedy of Errors, Grosvenor Park

  Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre know how to do comedy, that’s for sure. Last summer, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to attend A Midsummer Night’s Dream (review here), and this time around for The Comedy of Errors, that magical … Continue reading

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Washing Line Productions: The Surgery

Promenade Theatre meets Cabaret in this darkly comic satirical performance. Last Sunday I waved goodbye to the sunshine to step inside The Surgery; a fictional practice within the bowels of the Kazimier, brainchild of writer and director Jennifer Moule and co-writer Alexa … Continue reading

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The Very Best of Laughterhouse at the Philharmonic

A night showcasing the entertaining talents of six comedians left the audience wanting more, as household names took to the stage beside up-and-coming stars. The show got off to a poor start, with Richard Herring as the first act of … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester *****

Now this is how theatre is supposed to be. We are seated under a Roman style canopy, sipping wine and breathing in the scent of summer. Chester boasts “the northern alternative to Shakespeare’s Globe”* – an outdoor, open air theatre … Continue reading

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Away We Go ****

‘The three S’s are: no separation, no sugar, no strollers’. This is just one of the madcap couples that Verona (Maya Rudolph) and Burt (John Krasinski) encounter on their quest to find the perfect American city to raise their child. … Continue reading

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This Is 40 ***

Although there was less comedy than expected from an Apatow-creation, This Is 40 is an enjoyable watch and everyone can find something to relate to in Pete and Debbie’s dysfunctional relationship. Plugged as the ‘Sort-of Sequel’ to 2007’s Knocked Up, This Is 40 follows the … Continue reading

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Silver Linings Playbook *****

With a string of Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations, I feel it’s about time I gave my opinion on this year’s dark horse in the awards race. Having thought from the trailer that this David O. Russell feature looked … Continue reading

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