Compositor E
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Compositor E
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Compositor E London Reviews and Tickets

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Must see, Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Great staging

About the Show

Charlie Dupré's celebration of the power of words and exploration of who writes and re-writes history.

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108 Reviews | 12 Followers
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Must see, Great staging, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a fringe show that covers a really interesting piece of history

Don't see it if you dont like wordy plays

Critic Reviews (5)

The Guardian (UK)
September 24th, 2023

“Charlie Dupré’s Bruntwood prize longlisted play asks thoughtful questions about who gets to shape history, but lacks a level of intrigue and emotional depth to address them fully”
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The Stage (UK)
September 25th, 2023

“The story gets bogged down in workplace politics in a couple of protracted scenes, and John’s final monologue is a ramble of jargon that overcomplicates what could be powerful musing on the significance of words and language. Still, Dupré’s play raises interesting questions about how many fingerprints are really left behind on the plays we know and admire today.”
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All That Dazzles (UK)
September 23rd, 2023

“Tonally the piece was inconsistent, it felt, both with language and character development decisions. The script could do with some tightening too...With six cast members and decent technical elements, plus a fantastic and initially engaging plot, ‘Compositor E’ feels like a bit of a missed opportunity.”
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Everything Theatre (UK)
September 25th, 2023

“ ‘Compositor E’ offers an insightful reflection on the empowerment these plays can offer us all, and a satisfying call to arms, framed in Jaggard’s repeated instruction to take them in with the eyes but then act on them with the hands.”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
September 25th, 2023

“The writing of ’Compositor E’ is, at times, sublime, and the blending of poetry and drama is to be highly commended in a production that grapples with what it means to convey meaning through literature.”
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