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Burial at Thebes (2008)

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Playwright: Seamus Heaney
Directed by: Derek Walcott

For the first time in his illustrious career Seamus Heaney allowed an operatic approach to one of his works.

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Liberty (2008)

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Playwright: Glyn Maxwell
Directed by: Guy Retallack

Private jealousies and public fears, old alliances and new ideologies, panic legislation and political correctness all combine in this thrilling adaptation.

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Timon Of Athens (2008)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Lucy Bailey

In this unblinking exposé of human selfishness, absurd comedy and grotesque spectacle veer suddenly into tragic satire and savage invective.

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The Frontline (2008)

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Playwright: Ché Walker
Directed by: Matthew Dunster

God, strip bars, weed, crack, lost old men, unemployed actors and vegans all collide in a riptide of chaos on the streets of London.

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The Merry Wives Of Windsor (2008)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Christopher Luscombe

Gutsy, colloquial and bustling with vivid characters, The Merry Wives of Windsor is a brilliantly constructed farce and the only comedy Shakespeare set in his native land.

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The Winter's Tale (2008)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: John Dove

In summer 2008 a small group of dedicated actors toured The Winter's Tale from the Globe theatre, performing in castles, gardens and parks across the UK.

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Romeo & Juliet (2008)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Elizabeth Freestone

In the summer of 2008, a small group of dedicated actors toured Romeo and Juliet from the Globe theatre, performing it in castles, gardens and parks across the UK.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (2008)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Jonathan Munby

Shakespeare put some of his most dazzling poetry at the service of this teasing, glittering, and amazingly inventive play, whose seriousness is fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface.

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