Read more about the article REVIEW: Gin Craze! at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton (2021)
Rosalind Ford Centre (Photo: Ellie Kurttz)

REVIEW: Gin Craze! at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton (2021)

This musical is a celebration of feminism, there is a Lesbian romance and everything is seen from the feminine perspective. There are also social comments: we learn that in Southwark in 1736/7, 9000 children died from gin poisoning.

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Read more about the article REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)
Sera Maehara as Liat in South Pacific (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)

Daniel Evans's production is a triumph!  From the opening overture performed as a ballet by the lone figure of Liat (Sera Maehara) to the parade of the US Marines on the circular stage we know we are in an island in the South Seas, invaded by the American military. 

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