Tuesday, March 28, 2017

This stage adaptation of Fellini’s 1954 film, La Strada (The Road) is beautiful, brutal, breathtaking and balletic.

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Italy
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This is a magnificient piece of theatre. Escaped Alone has been reviewed as a puzzling play. I don’t think it is. Four women who have reached their 70s sit in a sunny garden and reminisce. They don’t finish their sentences and they talk to themselves rather than each other. They would be quite safe conversations if it wasn’t revealed immediately that Vi has killed her husband with a kitchen knife and served time for it.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Toben Betts’ play Invincible has its first half as a comedy, and is delightful.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Alison Balsom plays music with every cell of her and inspires others to do the same.

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Cambridge University
Thursday, February 16, 2017

In an intriguing combination of science and art, a robot took to the stage at Cambridge Junction.

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Cambridge
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gaslight, written in 1938 but set in the Victorian era, about a woman whose husband is trying to drive her mad, used to be a staple of repertory companies because it is such a gem.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

The audience saw sweeping pictures in their heads when the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra played the music of John Williams at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday, January 21.

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Cambridge
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Tchaikovsky’s beautiful, glittering, Christmas gift of a ballet, The Nutcracker, was danced exquisitely at Cambridge Corn Exchange by Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet. The score played by the Hungarian Sinfonietta Orchestra conducted by Igor Shavruk was entrancing.

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Cambridge
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A warning has gone out about gangs of conmen, including one looking like the Coronation Street character Stan Ogden, targeting women motorists.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The audience at Cambridge Corn Exchange stood on its feet and whooped and cheered at the end of Sister Act, directed and choreographed by Strictly’s Craig Revel Horwood.

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Cambridge
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Dick Whittington, this year’s show at Cambridge Arts Theatre, written by Al Morley with the dame Matt Crosby, has panache and aplomb. It fizzes from the opening moments and keeps up the fast pace right to the end.

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

The audience was on its feet after the final notes of The Zurich Chamber Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange with soloists Alison Balsom, trumpet and Gabriela Montero, piano.

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Cambridge
Friday, November 4, 2016

English Touring Opera made its debut at Saffron Hall on Wednesday night (November 2) and gave a superb performance as both singers and actors, bringing rapturous applause that went on for several curtain calls.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Greeks had a word for it – and that was phenomenal. Once again, the Cambridge students have played a blinder.

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Cambridge
Thursday, October 6, 2016

Observe The Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme by Frank McGuinness at Cambridge Arts Theatre. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

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ANGELA SINGER
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

It’s not an easy job sending up Shakespeare. People must have been doing it for the past 400 years. But the cast this week at Cambridge Arts Theatre run away with it.

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Alan Bennett
Sunday, July 31, 2016

For those who still had some energy left on the third day of the festival, Blazin’ Fiddles put on a riotous ceilidh for those in the tent covering the main stage on Sunday afternoon.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

What distinguishes Cambridge Folk Festival is that all the musicians are virtuoso.

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NHS
Saturday, July 30, 2016

Mortal Tides from Saffron Walden, all former pupils of the County High School closed Cambridge Folk Festival on Friday Night.

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Newcastle
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

This is far and away the best production Cambridge Arts Theatre has staged this year and possibly the funniest and slickest in its 80-year history.

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Paris
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Lady Anna: All at Sea is an eloquently written, beautifully acted, tightly directed costume drama that engages and delights.

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Australia
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

It’s July 1945 and the night of the Labour landslide. In the kitchen of the house of a Labour peer, the chauffeur picks up a bottle of wine and says: “It’s like Churchill, robust, full-bodied and finished.”

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United Kingdom
Thursday, April 28, 2016

English Touring Opera at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, April 30. Review of Mozart’s Don Giovanni by ANGELA SINGER.

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