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Look Back in Anger

Described as ‘a landmark of British Theatre’, John Osborne’s infamous play catapulted Jimmy Porter, the first Angry Young Man, onto the stage.

A vicious indictment of middle-class mediocrity, Look Back in Anger is an enthralling and disturbing work by a master British playwright.

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Miss Julie

Tired of her constrained existence as the daughter of a wealthy count, Miss Julie begins an illicit affair with her servant Jean.

August Strindberg’s timelessly provocative Miss Julie is a fascinating exploration of love, lust and power. It remains as resonant now as it was in 1888.

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A Christmas Carol

Reading Rep’s 2012/13 season began in December with a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Christmas brings cheer to the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge.

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The Dumb Waiter

Locked in an airless and windowless basement room, two hit men await orders from Wilson, their all knowing but never present boss. Gus, haunted by the memory of the last job, knows that something is wrong when their normally faultless routine is interrupted by some mysterious happenings. Hilarity ensues as Ben and Gus try to discover who is sending the increasingly bizarre orders through the serving hatch.

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