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Posh by Laura Wade
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Posh by Laura Wade

I have absolutely no clue how to explain this play.  It takes place in one room of a pub/restaurant where the infamous Riot Club are dining. The moment I started reading this the Riot Club reminded me of the Life…

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by …

I’ve come to the conclusion that I just don’t particularly enjoy reading plays. There was nothing wrong with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof but my god were there an awful lot of stage directions. Admittedly, that makes it a…

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Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen
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Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

Yet another play I had to read for my Intro to Drama module this semester. I’d put Hedda Gabler firmly in the middle when it comes to my enjoyment of the plays I’ve read. I thought it was good but…

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Othello
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Othello

I love Shakespeare but this wasn’t my favourite. I still enjoyed it and thought that the characters were incredibly dynamic but Macbeth still has my heart. There’s a lot of political intrigue, which isn’t unheard of for Shakespeare…nor is a…

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Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill
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Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill

This isn’t the sort of play you can read on the train…or half asleep. Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9 aims to make strange that which we see far too often, similar to Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle (review here). But this play…

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