Gary Owen

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A Christmas Carol review – a clever, Cardiffian spin on the Christmas classic
Panto tropes are happily pooh-poohed with a gender-swapped Scrooge and properly terrifying puppetry in Joe Murphy’s triumphant Dickens redo

Gareth Llŷr Evans

01, Dec, 2021 @2:23 PM

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The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century
A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000

Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

17, Sep, 2019 @2:43 PM

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National Theatre Wales accused of favouring English artists
Playwrights and actors write letter claiming NTW is ridding itself of its theatrical identity

Steven Morris

21, Sep, 2018 @3:43 PM

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Lyn Gardner's top 10 theatre of 2017
Sarah Frankcom made Thorton Wilder’s small-town hymn Our Town sing in Manchester, a new British musical was full of feeling and Andrew Scott’s mercurial prince let us see Hamlet anew

Lyn Gardner

15, Dec, 2017 @5:37 PM

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Chekhov's revolutions: the Russian master still speaks to a world in flux
On the centenary of the Russian revolution, a glut of revivals show Chekhov’s characters struggling to adjust to the social earthquakes that engulf them

Lyn Gardner

14, Nov, 2017 @7:30 AM

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The Cherry Orchard review – uprooted Chekhov chimes with Thatcher's Britain
The red-hot team of playwright Gary Owen and director Rachel O’Riordan relocate the Russian classic to 1980s Wales

Lyn Gardner

19, Oct, 2017 @12:25 PM

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Brexit Shorts: The Pines by Gary Owen, starring Steffan Rhodri – video
‘But if I don’t do this, what else can I do?’ … A Welsh dairy farmer reflects on the real cost of a flat white

Jess Gormley, Noah Payne-Frank, Liese Spencer and Chris Wiegand

26, Jun, 2017 @10:09 AM

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Killology review – father, son… and a murderous computer game
Gary Owen continues his exploration of male dysfunction through the generations with this fierce three-hander

Susannah Clapp

04, Jun, 2017 @6:55 AM

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Killology and Scottish Ballet: this week’s best UK theatre and dance
Gary Owen and Rachel O’Riordan tackle morality via a murderous game, while a double bill from Angelin Preljocaj and Crystal Pite comes to London

Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

02, Jun, 2017 @9:30 AM

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Killology five-star review – stunning tale of virtual torture and the terror of love
A computer game that rewards players for creative killing is at the centre of Gary Owen’s raw and heartbreaking three-hander

Lyn Gardner

29, Mar, 2017 @11:23 AM

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Why David Hare is wrong about the state of British theatre
The playwright’s concerns over European directors ‘infecting’ British theatre are misplaced – the two-way traffic between the UK and Europe has benefited us all

Lyn Gardner

30, Jan, 2017 @5:13 PM

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Lyn Gardner's top 10 theatre of 2016
Phyllida Lloyd’s storming all-female Shakespeare trilogy is saluted by Lyn Gardner who, in no set order, chooses other essential productions of the year

Lyn Gardner

06, Dec, 2016 @11:54 AM

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