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Hytner era opens with cult opera - December 2002 The Guardian - By Fiachra Gibbons - December 5th, 2002

National Bound: Wills Morgan and Lucy Stevens in the Battersea Arts production of Jerry Springer: The Opera. As a statement of intent, it could not be clearer. Just as soon as the last tuxedos are tucked away from Cole Porter’s gentle musical Anything Goes, an altogether less housetrained beast is going to be unleashed on…

Pea Green Boat Interview - August 2002 The Scotsman - August 21st, 2002

Peas and cues - August 2002 The Metro - By Dominic Maxwell - August 19th, 2002

Comedy can be a frustrating business, even if you’re brilliant at it. For Stewart Lee, the process of being a stand-up became too much about crowd control, too little about the material. Famous as one half of TV’s Lee And Herring, he had worked on the circuit since university. After the duo were bafflingly cancelled…

SPRINGER TIME FOR OPERA AND EDINBURGH - August 2002 Edinburgh Evening News - By Rory Ford - August 8th, 2002

IT’S Saturday afternoon and The Music Hall in The Assembly Rooms is steadily filling up. The occasion – which is becoming more and more like an ‘event’ as the room becomes more packed – is the second preview of Jerry Springer – The Opera. As more and more people file in, the man beside me…

Who Do You Think You Aria? ★★★★★ - August 2002 Fest Magazine - By Helen Pidd - August 7th, 2002

Two things spring immediately to mind when confronted with the title to this show. It’s an opera? Surely it’s just a single joke tenuously stretched over two hours? Don’t be dissuaded. It may have the structure of a conventional opera, and sure, it seems a bit of a one-trick pony at first. However the novelty…

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