Shaw Shorts (Double Bill)
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Shaw Shorts (Double Bill)

Shaw Shorts (Double Bill) London Reviews and Tickets

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A double bill of Bernard Shaw's short comedies.

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Critic Reviews (4)

The Times (UK)
May 31st, 2021

Both stories grab with their modernity as they riff on sexual mores and game-playing. Both, even at only about half an hour each, outstay their welcome as their provocative ideas start to overwhelm the plausibility.
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WhatsOnStage
May 28th, 2021

If ultimately Shaw Shorts feels like a pair of attractive curtain raisers in search of a more substantial main attraction, rather than a really satisfying evening of theatre in its own right, there is still much here to enjoy.
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The Guardian (UK)
May 27th, 2021

Shaw’s one-act pieces How He Lied to Her Husband (1904), a farce about adultery in literary circles, and Overruled (1912), a comedy of polygamy, are here delightfully revived by Shavian specialist director Paul Miller.
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The Stage (UK)
May 28th, 2021

As a writer of social comedy, Shaw doesn’t have the effervescence of Oscar Wilde, and small doses of his brand of artifice go a long way. The jokes and scenarios are more gently amusing than side-splitting...
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