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What does Nineteen Eighty Four offer in 2017?

The acclaimed theatrical production of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four opens at His Majesty’s Theatre this week. The stage version of Orwell’s dystopian novel has garnered critical acclaim on Broadway and in the West End, and it’s been selling out as it tours around Australia. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation first premiered at the Nottingham […]

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Playwright Edward Albee dies aged 88

Playwright Edward Albee dies aged 88

Acclaimed playwright Edward Albee has died aged 88. The American author achieved worldwide success with is play Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf? Albee passed away in Montauk, New York after a short illness. His works were considered to be a significant part of American theatre in the post war period. He was award the Pulitzer […]

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‘Equus’ playwright Sir Peter Shaffer dies aged 90

‘Equus’ playwright Sir Peter Shaffer dies aged 90

Playwright Sir Peter Shaffer has died, he was 90 years old. Shaffer is best known for the play ‘Equus’. The story of a troubled young man who discusses with a psychiatrist why he has blinded several horses caused controversy upon it’s original release and continued to challenge audiences for decades. Alongside ‘Equus’ Shaffer is also […]

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