Theatre review: The Middlemarch Trilogy at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond

Middlemarch Trilogy Orange TreeThere is always a period of nervous tension when one goes to see an adaptation; especially of a well-loved classic novel like Middlemarch which is being staged over the next three months at the ever-enterprising Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond.  Will the adapted version convey the spirit of the original, even after making allowances for the different medium?  We can all relax.  Geoffrey Beevers’s Middlemarch Trilogy has got off to a tremendous start with the current production of ‘Dorothea’s Story’. Read more ...