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The Death Of A Hunter – The Finborough Theatre on Scenesaver
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The Death Of A Hunter – The Finborough Theatre on Scenesaver

We know the name Ernest Hemingway from his successful novels, ‘A Farewell To Arms’, ‘For Whom The Bell Tolls’, ‘The Sun Also Rises’.  We also know that he committed suicide in 1961, but the reasons behind his suicide were vailed in uncertainty.  This play written in 1977 by controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth, known for his plays ‘The Representative’, ‘The Deputy’ and ‘Soldiers’, attempts to examine the last hours before Hemingway’s death to gain a greater understanding of what was going through his mind in those last hours. The Finborough Theatre has a knack for delving into theatrical pieces that have remained undiscovered or have rarely been performed.  The theatre have resurrected other plays written by Hochhuth including ‘Sommer 14 – A Dance of Death’, ‘So...
Scenesaver – Fringe Theatre Online Hub
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Scenesaver – Fringe Theatre Online Hub

In these times of no live theatre performance (apart from digital alternatives), Fringe theatre has been badly affected.  With no stage for their performances and summer festivals cancelled, they have had to either become creative online or go and find a job in another sector.  I was, therefore, very pleased to hear about a wonderful ‘online fringe theatre hub’ which at the click of a button, opens up the world of fringe theatre without leaving your home. Set up in 2019, Caroline Friedman had an idea to help people who would love to attend live theatre performances, but are unable to do so for a multiple of reasons – cost, accessibility, etc.  In creating this online off west end and fringe theatre hub, Friedman has widened the audience reach for these artists, who norma...