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ALADDIN AND THE MAGIC LAMP
By Neil Duffield
Previously performed by:
Library Theatre, Manchester
Byre Theatre, St. Andrews
M6 Theatre, Rochdale
What the press say about it:
"Neil Duffield has used
the old A Thousand Nights and One Tale to say things about promises, about
feminism, about freedom from negative wants, and about the lure of power.
Not that you'd ever really notice because they're all wrapped up in
magical happenings and a comic narrative that skips along nimbly."
"...a briskly paced
boisterous show that is one of the jolliest and happiest I've seen"
"Writer Neil Duffield
has gone back to the original tale for his version which is beautifully
"If it's adventure,
fun, thrills and old-fashioned entertainment you're after - then look no
"...a rare theatrical
feast....a first-rate balance between the interesting, the funny, the
warm, the sad, and the spectacular."
"Children at the
performance I went to seemed so attuned to what was happening on stage
they yelled out unsolicited as well as prompted, often remembering very
minor details from much earlier in the text..."