Emilia
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Emilia London Reviews and Tickets

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Delightful, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Epic

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s triple Olivier-award-winning play returns to the London stage.

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Great writing, Great acting, Epic, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if A brilliant concept and performance a story with humour, love and music. Wonderful show that brings history and womens voices to vivid life

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Critic Reviews (7)

London Theatre
March 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

There may be a rough-edged quality to Nicole Charles's pacy production, but this is a play that speaks to today, as a woman finds her own story and the voice to tell it with.
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The London Evening Standard
March 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

It's also a rousing reminder of the countless creative women who have been written out of history or have had to fight relentlessly to make themselves heard.
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The Arts Desk
March 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

shouting for change...Triumphant, if crude, West End transfer of a heartfelt account of a Renaissance woman
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The Telegraph (UK)
March 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

I adore the fact a play about a neglected 17th-century female poet is generating a tidal wave of enthusiasm in the West End, but a tiny part of me couldn’t help feel that by being recast in the mould of an angry everywoman, the real Emilia has in some small way been silenced all over again.
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The Times (UK)
March 25th, 2019
For a previous production

This show should be shorter and a few of the feminist rants before the interval need to go (we got it the first time), but the final roar at the end from Clare Perkins is a wonder. This one could go far.
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Time Out London
March 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

She eyeballs us ferociously in an incendiary final speech, in which women are encouraged to embrace the flame of anger inside them. The room ignites, and complaints about structure or character development go up in smoke.
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The Stage (UK)
March 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

Nicole Charles’ production loses a little of its magic in its new home, but none of its power.
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