THEATRE: PICK OF THE WEEK
Wednesday 27 March 1996
Back for a third time, Ian Brown's wildly successful production of Sue Glover's joyous celebration of a rural past streaked with sadness has a blink-and-you'll-miss-it (don't) stay in London before embarking on a world tour.
To Sat. Donmar Warehouse, London, WC2 (0171-369 1732)
Educating Rita / Oleanna
Two plays about power: Rita (above) is large-spirited and hearteningly supple, Oleanna is narrow and thrillingly single-minded. An astute piece of programming directed by Jonathan Church.
(01722 320 333)
Plan Nine from Outer Space
Regularly voted the Worst Movie Ever Made, Ed Wood's triumphantly dreadful tale of earthlings under threat is now a musical with Adele Anderson and Luke Goss.
Previews tomorrow, Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
(01708 443333) opens Friday
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