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Mind Your Farce! – Cygnet Theatre, Exeter, Devon

Writer: Georges Feydeau Directors: Alistair Ganley and Stephen Copp Reviewer: Gareth Roberts   The Cygnet Theatre Company’s Mind Your Farce is a set of three different short comedies, each the work of the French playwright Georges Feydeau. In the first, Through the Window, a lawyer left alone for the day is visited by a woman who demands he makes love ...

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The One That Got Away – Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal, Bath

The One that Got Away with Richard Clothier and Frances McNamee

Writer: Georges Feydeau Translator: Kenneth McLeish Director: Laurence Boswell Reviewer: Claire Hayes   Hot on the heels of Eugène Labiche’sMonsieur Popular, the second of the Ustinov’s classic 19th Century French farces is from the master himself, Georges Feydeau. In The One That Got Away, Kenneth McLeish’s translation of Feydeau’s 1892 play,Monsieur Chasse!, director Laurence Boswell capitalises on the exaggerated twists ...

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Sex and the Three Day Week – Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Stephen Sharkey Director: Serdar Bilis Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin   It’s said that when the blackouts of the three day week were announced a news editor flicked nine-months ahead in his diary to make a note to check on a surge in births. If the frustrations of the people in this show are anything to go by then he was ...

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NEWS: Royal & Derngate announces its Made in Northampton 2014 season

Only about an hour from London via London Euston, Northampton’s Royal &Derngate has an enviable reputation in producing new and exciting theatrical events. Building on that success, new Artistic Director James Dacre has announced details of his first Made In Northampton season, bringing together some of the country’s most brilliant theatre-makers, from playwrights and composers to puppeteers, photojournalists and rock ...

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Sauce for the Goose – Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Writer: Georges Feydeau Translator: Peter Meyer Director: Sam Walters Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:5] ‘Sauce for the Goose’, written by Georges Feydeau and translated by Peter Meyer, is a joyful and hilarious farce that includes all the traditional elements of the genre as well as incorporating a serious moral about the importance of trust and fidelity. Set in Paris in the ...

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