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Little Light, Orange Tree Theatre

The Orange Tree’s renaissance continues with this searing piece from playwright of the moment Alice Birch, who will shortly follow up last year’s subversive Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again with an interrogation of the porn industry for Rufus Norris’s debut … Continue reading

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Mum’s the word

When A Doll’s House premiered in 1879, actress Hedwig Niemann-Raabe refused to perform Ibsen’s ending as written, declaring: “I would never leave my children!” While Helen Baxendale can and does inhabit a similarly divisive role without complaint, that particular action … Continue reading

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Orange Tree Theatre Festival

Sam Walters bids a varied and intriguing farewell to the playhouse he founded Sam Walters, Britain’s longest-serving artistic director of a theatre (43 years!), looks to the past as well as the future with his Orange Tree swansong. This varied … Continue reading

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