Category: York Theatre Royal

The Hypochondriac (York Theatre Royal, 28th October 2009) and The Grapes of Wrath (West Yorkshire Playhouse 4th November 2009)

Over the last two weeks, I have seen two very different English Touring Theatre productions, one a comedy and the other a tragedy.  The thing about English Touring Theatre is you do know you’re on safe ground, and the story will come first and I feel with these productions that there is little ambiguity. All of a…

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The Factory's Hamlet and Seagull Project (York Theatre Royal, 23rd, 24th Sept)

The Takeover Festival at York Theatre Royal is a breath a of fresh air.  The programme is really interesting and inviting.  However, I was wondering after seeing The Factory’s experimental Hamlet and Seagull Project that the regular audience at York Theatre Royal had the impression that the festival is not only run by young people but…

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