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Rolling Down The Roadpetervineyrolling-down-the-road-final-copy-copy

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:21:54 +0000

The second set of short stories by Dart Travis, Rolling Down The Road is now available. This new set of “The 1960s Series” covers 1966-1969 in thirty humorous short stories set mainly at the University of East Yorkshire. It’s campus from the student point of view for a change. See the DART TRAVIS site for […]

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The Birthday Party -reviewpeterviney2934

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:54:17 +0000

Review of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party, directed by Ian Rickson, with a great cast: Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan, Zoe Wanamaker. My first five star review of 2018. A great 60th anniversary production of Pinter’s first full-length play.

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Long Day’s Journey Into Nightpetervineyevent-gallery-image_14866

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:34:36 +0000

Eugene O’Neill’s American classic play Long Day’s Journey Into Night has garnered many four star reviews (and some five star) in the London production with Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville. My review is a rare one with negative points  … read why.

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The Captive Queen Reviewpeterviney'The Captive Queen' Play performed in the Sam Wanamaker Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe, London, UK

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:52:35 +0000

Review added of  John Dryden’s The Captive Queen at The Globe’s Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. A Globe / Northern Broadsides co-production.

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The End of Deference rantpeterviney

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:57:30 +0000

A new rant added “The End of Deference” (LINKED). It considers the communication skill of “deference” and why it has disappeared from supermarkets!

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Murder, Margaret & Me reviewpeterviney94

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:40:21 +0000

Review of Philip Meeks’ play Murder, Margaret & Me at Salisbury Playhouse, running for a month. This is an intriguing comedy thriller based on the relationship between Agatha Christie and her first screen Miss Marple, Margaret Rutherford.

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Chris Owen R.I.P.peterviney

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:36:58 +0000

An article with memories of our good friend CHRIS OWEN, (FOLLOW LINK) who died in December 2017 has been added today. We have enabled comments and would like people to add their own memories if they wish.

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All’s Well That Ends Well 2018 reviewpetervineywell

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:02:41 +0000

Review of All’s Well That Ends Well  by William Shakespeare, at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. A candlelit production of a rarely produced play. It’s a play with modern resonances, and one I particularly like. So what about this production?

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Lady Windermere’s Fan reviewpetervineylady-windermeres-fan

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:33:01 +0000

Review of the second of Classic Spring Theatre’s Oscar Wilde year, LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN With Jennifer Saunders and Kevin Bishop. Directed by Kathy Burke.

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The Greatest Showman reviewpetervineygreatest-showman

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:28:42 +0000

Review of the musical THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, with music from the La La Land team. Starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum. Great choreography, vibrant colour, memorable songs. You can’t go wrong.

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