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A Doll’s House, Sutton Arts Theatre

This production is the latest example of the bold programming by Sutton Arts Theatre. Straight plays always have to work harder to win an audience than other theatrical genres, and period writing has to work harder still. Yet “ A … Continue reading

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Caught on the Hop- Sutton Arts Theatre

Written by Derek Benfield, and first performed in 1977, Caught on the Hop is a romantic farce as popularised by Brian Rix. Its success is wholly dependent upon the energy and brio of the characterisation. Fortunately Sutton Arts were well … Continue reading

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“Emma” , Sutton Arts Theatre, Sutton Coldfield.

Sutton Arts continue their policy of imaginative programming by presenting this production of Emma, an adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel. Such adaptations can be problematic. Aficionados of the novel can be critical of what is inevitably omitted, those … Continue reading

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