Reviews

And Then There Were None

Formed by John King and Eliot Walker in 2008, Regent Rep is the production company of the Regent Centre, creating an opportunity for the very best talent in the thriving local amateur theatre scene to get involved with a range…
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The Visit

Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s 1956 play was written partly out of his unease at his country’s response to World War 2 and its aftermath, a time when poverty was endemic in much of Europe. The entire community in the fictional…
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Travels With My Aunt

His eccentric Aunt Augusta persuades retired bank manager Henry to abandon his dull life and embark upon a series of unexpected and hilarious adventures. Travelling with his aunt to Brighton, Paris, Istanbul and then across the world to South America,…
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The Gondoliers

Stylish projected sequences onto hanging boards during the overture tell some of the back story of the principals, showing the infant Casilda growing up in Spain and the infant prince growing up in Venice and then the adult Casilda and…
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Sweeney Todd

Originating from a 1970 play by Christopher Bond, this portrayal of the ‘Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ first appeared in 1979. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim alongside leading principals Len Cariou and Angela Lansbury, it was inevitable that…
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Antigone

Antigone is a Greek mythological tale about power, status, honour, dysfunctional families and the struggle between the individual and those in positions of authority. Antigone, daughter/sister of Oedipus and his mother/lover, Jocasta, witnesses the deaths of her two brothers in…
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