Vicky Edwards

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Name: Vicky Edwards
Date registered: February 18, 2015

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  1. Chichester’s triple threat… Review: The Norman Conquests — October 4, 2017
  2. Review: The Stepmother — August 20, 2017
  3. Review: Grimm Tales, Chichester — August 11, 2017
  4. Review: The House They Grew Up In — July 24, 2017
  5. Review: Fabulous Fiddler — July 21, 2017

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Oct 04

Chichester’s triple threat… Review: The Norman Conquests

The Norman Conquests Chichester Festival Theatre Until 28 October Box office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Three interconnecting plays, Alan Ayckbourn’s cleverly conceived trilogy gets the red carpet treatment in this excellent revival. While seeing all three provides the complete story, Ayckbourn wrote each play as a standalone, so you don’t lose out if you’re only in …

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Aug 20

Review: The Stepmother

The Stepmother Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre Until September 9 www.cft.org.uk 01243 781312 Photo credit: Catherine Ashmore The words ‘seldom performed’ in a marketing blurb can trigger alarm bells. In many cases there’s a damn good reason why directors don’t dust down certain plays. In this instance, however, it’s an absolute mystery why it has taken …

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Aug 11

Review: Grimm Tales, Chichester

Grimm Tales – For Young and Old Adapted by Philip Wilson Chichester Festival Youth Theatre at the Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood Until 19 August Photo credit: Johan Persson If you go down to the woods today… Just when it seems impossible for Chichester Festival Youth Theatre (CFYT) to achieve any greater heights they come along …

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Jul 24

Review: The House They Grew Up In

The House They Grew Up In Minerva Theatre, Chichester Until 5 August Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Deborah Bruce’s new play, a co-production with Headlong, manages to be both entertaining and deeply moving. It’s a tale of our time. Middle-aged brother and sister Peppy (Samantha Spiro) and Daniel (Daniel Ryan) live in the house they grew up …

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Jul 21

Review: Fabulous Fiddler

Review Fiddler on the Roof (until 2 September) Chichester Festival Theatre Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Photo credit: Johan Persson Heart, humour and world-class performances are just some of the elements that make Daniel Evans’s big summer musical an absolute belter. Add to that terrific musicians, Alistair David’s thrilling choreography and Lez Brotherston’s cleverly conceived …

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Jun 12

Review: Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre

Sweet Bird of Youth Chichester Festival Theatre Until 24 June Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Photo credit: Johan Persson With the run-up to General Election a veritable carnival of hypocrisy, self-interest, arrogance and rampaging egos, the day after the event itself wasn’t the ideal time to digest more of the same. Alas, in Tennessee Williams’s …

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Apr 28

Review: Forty Years on at Chichester Festival Theatre

Taking up his post as Artistic Director new Head Boy Daniel Evans opens his first Chichester Season with Alan Bennett’s early play, which is set in 1968 at Albion House, a fading public school. Some fifty local schoolboys join the cast and are outstanding, opening the production with a roof-raising rendition of Praise My Soul …

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Nov 09

Stepping Out: Review

Stepping Out                   At Chichester Festival Theatre until 19 November (Booking: 01243 781312; www.cft.org.uk) At the Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1 March – 17 June 2017 (Booking: www.nimaxtheatres.com) Directed by Maria Friedman Cast: Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite, Nicola Stephenson, Judith Barker, Rose Keegan, Sandra …

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