Theatr Clwyd

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Missing Julie review – passion fights politics in laden Strindberg update
The love triangle is gone, the wounds of war still raw in Kaite O’Reilly’s alternately intense and laboured adaptation set in Wales in 1921

Clare Brennan

26, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Missing Julie review – gripping take on Strindberg simmers with tension
Kaite O’Reilly relocates August Strindberg’s classic to a Welsh stately home in postwar, post-pandemic 1921

Gareth Llŷr Evans

22, Sep, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Curtain Up review – audience livens up poignant grab bag of short plays
Letting the audience choose props and costumes adds both absurd and affecting possibilities to this selection of 15 new short plays

Gareth Llŷr Evans

22, Aug, 2021 @4:21 PM

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For the Grace of You Go I review – Kaurismäki, pepperoni and fury
Rhodri Meilir is brilliant as a beleaguered pizza topper who is inspired by the Finnish film-maker in Alan Harris’s black comedy about exploited workers

Gareth Llŷr Evans

16, Jun, 2021 @10:31 AM

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From Hamlet to Hullabaloo: what to see as theatres and comedy clubs reopen
As stage shows return, we pick the best post-lockdown offerings – featuring Egyptian gods, rebelling vicars, dancing youths ... and Ian McKellen playing the Dane at 82

Arifa Akbar (theatre), Brian Logan (comedy), Lyndsey Winship (dance)

16, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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'Another rocky road': UK theatre bosses eye 2021 with resilience and realism
Artistic directors at four venues look ahead to what challenges this year might bring

Interviews by Arifa Akbar

18, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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10 UK theatre shows to see in October
As plays return to the stage here are some of the best – from Rent in Manchester to James Graham’s Bubble in Nottingham

Chris Wiegand

01, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Parks, pubs and pitches: where to watch UK theatre in September
Shakespeare at a cricket ground, a festival in a bombed-out church and park-bench drama – plus more socially distanced shows to enjoy this month

Chris Wiegand

01, Sep, 2020 @11:28 AM

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'Theatres save lives – this is where you give blood, vote and cry'
Mold’s Theatr Clwyd has not put on a show in months but remains vital for its community during the pandemic, delivering food and enabling young people’s creativity

Chris Wiegand

29, Jul, 2020 @7:00 PM

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'At last a glimpse of hope': UK arts leaders on the rescue package
Responses to the government’s promise of £1.57bn for the arts and heritage sectors

Chris Wiegand; additional reporting by Dalya Alberge

05, Jul, 2020 @8:57 PM

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Pioneering climate change plays to be revived in UK theatres
Contingency Plan by Steve Waters to be staged at Donmar Warehouse and Theatr Clwyd

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Readers' favourite stage shows of 2019
Andrew Scott was spellbinding in Present Laughter, Life of Pi stunned Sheffield and Tao of Glass was a tour de force

Guardian readers

18, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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