Persuasion (Rose Theatre Kingston)
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Persuasion (Rose Theatre Kingston)

Persuasion (Rose Theatre Kingston) London Reviews and Tickets

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Delightful, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting

An irreverent adaptation of Jane Austen’s romantic comedy.

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26 Reviews | 2 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Hilarious and inventive You enjoy Jane Austin Like a giggle Enjoy period drama

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy period drama You don’t like loud music

Critic Reviews (4)

The Telegraph (UK)
March 5th, 2022

Jane Austen meets Lizzo in Jeff James’s bold contemporary take on Persuasion, which swaps bonnets and balls for bikinis, pop songs and a foam party. It makes this exhilarating production...
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The Stage (UK)
March 4th, 2022

Quite what Jane Austen would make of this very 21st-century updating of her final novel is anyone’s guess, but one thing’s for certain: It’s as innovative and funny an interpretation as you’re likely to see.
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The Guardian (UK)
March 4th, 2022

This is a joyfully silly take on Persuasion – with just enough sense (and sensibility) to hold the whole thing together...The ensemble cast perform with comic panache, but there are grains of truth beneath all the grandstanding.
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March 4th, 2022

The play examines the highs and lows of love and marriage, as well as the choices women face concerning it, in a lively and vibrant production full of surprises.
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